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Rape, assault are weapons of war in Syria: rights group

By: Lauren French WASHINGTON DC, United States – Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad and anti-government forces continues to escalate, according to a report released by a human rights group … Continue reading

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An Appeal from the People of Homs, Syria

On Tuesday, two Syrian activists working closely with those in the Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) and a Syrian-American student from the besieged city of Homs riveted a crowd of seventy five people for one hour through a three-way video call. … Continue reading

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Arabs take Syria crisis to UN

An Arab League team is to take the 10-month-old crisis in Syria to the UN Security Council, as activists said security forces launched an assault on a protest hub near the Syrian capital yesterday. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay, … Continue reading

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Video: Amateur videos capture ‘assault’ in Syria

A number of videos uploaded to social media sites show the alleged aftermath of a military assault by Syrian forces in Homs. In the amateur video flames burst from shops and buildings. The cameraman suggests the fire is a result … Continue reading

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