Daily Archives: June 6, 2012

Syrian activists report wave of violence in Hama

By: Elizabeth Kennedy BEIRUT  – Syrian activists reported a surge of bloodshed in the central Hama province late Wednesday, with at least 23 people killed – and possibly many more. The reported mass killings are likely to ignite more anger … Continue reading

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Activist reports the rape of 17-year-old boy in detention

A May 29, 2012, article in The Telegraph reports the rape of an unidentified 17-year-old teenager. “Rami,” an activist helping Syrians flee to Jordan, describes aiding the 17-year-old, who was in “terrible condition” and refusing to speak. After talking to … Continue reading

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LCC: Death Toll rises to 140

The number of martyrs has risen to 140 thus far, including women and children slaughtered during the fierce regime shelling in different areas of Hama. 92 in Hama (35 martyrs from one family, the youngest victim was a 3 month … Continue reading

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John McCain says US should be ‘ashamed’ of inaction over Syria conflict

By: Chris McGreal Senator John McCain has accused Barack Obama of a “disgraceful” abandonment of Syria’s revolutionaries, and called on the US administration to defy Russian objections and arm Bashar al-Assad’s opponents. The Republican former presidential candidate also called for … Continue reading

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Video: Candlelight vigil in memory of the Syrian Hero Bassel Shahade

Candlelight Vigil was held to commemorate the loss of a great Syrian hero who abandoned his scholarship and dreams in the US, only to return to Homs and help contribute to freeing Syria from the murderous regime of Bashar Al-Assad. … Continue reading

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Syria activists: 78 killed in village

At least 78 people were killed in one Syrian village Wednesday, with at least half of the dead women and children, Syrian opposition activists said. The Local Coordination Committees of Syria said the deaths happened in Qubeir, a small farming … Continue reading

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Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian HQ in US is Richard Nixon’s former New York town house

By: Mark Hughes The luxurious 12-room home, on Manhattan’s East 65th Street, is currently home to the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations – and key Assad sympathiser – Bashar Jaafari. Mr Jaafari has made repeated statements claiming that the … Continue reading

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New ‘massacre’ reported in Syria’s Hama province

At least 86 people, including many women and children, have been killed by Syrian pro-government forces in Hama province, opposition activists say. A spokesman for the Syrian National Council, the main opposition coalition, said there had been a “massacre” in … Continue reading

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Syria at risk of ‘genocide’

“The strategy of Damascus risks causing a genocide without rapid intervention,” Mr Terzi said. Italy was among those countries who expelled the Syrian ambassador to Rome last month in a coordinated action with other Western powers after a massacre in … Continue reading

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100 killed in new Syria regime ‘massacre’

Regime forces killed about 100 people, including many women and children, in a “massacre” in Syria’s central Hama province on Wednesday, the opposition Syrian National Council told AFP. “We have 100 deaths in the villages of Al-Kubeir and Maarzaf, among … Continue reading

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