Daily Archives: April 18, 2012

UN’s Ban Ki-moon calls for 300 Syria observers

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he wants the UN observer mission being sent to Syria to monitor a peace plan to be expanded to 300 members. An advance team has already gone to Syria under the plan, negotiated by … Continue reading

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UN monitors flee Syria protest after gunfire

Syrian security forces opened fire on anti-regime demonstrators surrounding the cars of a UN team meant to monitor a shaky cease-fire, sending the observers speeding off and protesters dashing for cover, according to activists and amateur videos. The fresh violence … Continue reading

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What exactly is the Freedom the Syrians are seeking

There are still some people, perhaps innocently, asking what exactly is the Freedom the Syrians are seeking? Can the revolutionaries formulate a crystal clear concept of Freedom? Won’t the Syrian revolution present a risk to the Syrian society as a … Continue reading

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After Kony 2012, Now Asma 2012?

By: Nicole Kekeh The wives of the German and British ambassadors to the UN have released a video posted on YouTube, urging Asma al-Assad, Syria’s first lady, to help end the bloodshed in her country. The film asks Asma Assad to … Continue reading

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Forgive Me, Father! The Young Hero

Do we live in a world so absurd that it takes the most powerful nations to decide on sending 30 observers to a country of over 20 million people and over a year-long bloody strife?!! When it comes to Syria, … Continue reading

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Video: Is Syria’s president a war criminal?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wouldn’t label Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a war criminal in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Wednesday.  (Click play above to watch the discussion Wolf Blitzer had with Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta) … Continue reading

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Syria objects to size of UN team of monitors

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syria has challenged the United Nations chief over the size and scope of a UN truce monitoring mission, resisting a larger presence as its army shelled targets in the city of Homs in violation of the ceasefire. … Continue reading

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U.N. monitors in Syria witness attack by troops, activists say

  United Nations monitors in Syria on Wednesday witnessed government forces shooting at protesters in a suburb of Damascus, the capital, activists said. At least 20 protesters were injured, four critically, and a U.N. vehicle was damaged during the incident … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian army soldiers kicking and insulting martyrs they murdered (Graphic)

This video shows the discussing nature of Bashar Al Assad’s army. They insult, kick and mock civilians even after they killed them. We chose not to translate some of the words in respect the martyrs

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Syria ‘stopping women and children from fleeing the country’

By: Ruth Sherlock and Suha Maayeh The attempt, which appears well organised and is assumed to be intended to prevent men defecting or joining the opposition, has led to a build-up of thousands of refugees inside the borders with Lebanon … Continue reading

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