Tag Archives: Hama

Activists: Massacre in Syria kills more than 100

By: Elizabeth Kennedy BEIRUT — A Syrian activist group says more than 100 people have been killed in a new `massacre’ in the central province of Hama. There were no additional details on the attack late Thursday and no further … Continue reading

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At least 100 killed in Syrian village

At least 100 people were massacred on Thursday by Syrian government forces in a village in the province of Hama, opposition activists quoted witnesses and residents as saying. The village of Tremseh was shelled by Syrian troops and later stormed … Continue reading

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Syria: Stop Grave Abuses of Children

The United Nations Security Council should impose an arms embargo and other targeted sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on the Syrian leadership in response to widespread killings and other grave violations against children. A report from the secretary-general … Continue reading

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Hama Massacre

By: Iman Al-Hourani Today my cousin sent me a picture of this tree that stands in front of my grandma’s home in Hama, Syria. My uncle and his family live on the floor above her, and our house is right … Continue reading

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Syria Bars Observers From Alleged Massacre Site, UN Says

By: Donna Abu-Nasr and Nicole Gaouette United Nations monitors said they were blocked by Syria’s army as they sought to reach a village in Hama province to verify reports of a massacre in which the opposition says at least 78 … Continue reading

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Video: Al Qubair Massacre – Dozens of Children Stabbed, Burned

This footage, uploaded by Syrian democracy activists on June 6, 2012, depicts the aftermath of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in the Al-Qubair farm of the village of Ma’arzaf in the Hama countryside. Early reports … Continue reading

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Syria: full horror of al-Qubeir masacre emerges

By: Ruth Sherlock and Magdy Samaan This was the last time that Mr Hemary, 30, spoke to his brother before he was killed inside the family home in the Syrian hamlet of al-Qubeir on Wednesday. He was among 78 victims … Continue reading

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U.N. monitors shot at on way to Syria “massacre” site

By: Erika Solomon and Louis Charbonneau U.N. monitors came under fire on Thursday as they tried to check reports of a massacre of at least 78 villagers by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon … Continue reading

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In Syria, a massacre feels eerily familiar

By: Moni Basu Among the dead were 40 women and children. Again, as in Houla, the images are chilling. Babies, lifeless. Wrapped in blankets, white shrouds. Women with faces in hues of ghostly whites, deep purples and reds — the … Continue reading

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Survivor tells of horror in Syrian village

By: Erika Solomon and Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, Lebanon – Six hours after tanks and militiamen pulled out of Mazraat al-Qubeir, a Syrian farmer said he returned to find only charred bodies among the shouldering homes of his once-tranquil hamlet. “There was smoke … Continue reading

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