The fate of the Syrian Revolution is trapped within a triangle of sanctimony, impunity and defiance: world leaders denounce, the Assads kill, and the protesters soldier on.
Wednesday 25, 2012 – Today was dedicated to showing solidarity with the Damascene suburb of Douma.
Today’s death toll: 26, including Father Bassilius Nassar who was shot in Hama City while helping a wounded man and Syrian Arab Red Crescent’s vice-president, Abdulrazak Jbeiro who was paying a visit to Idlib City.
Loyalist forces tried to retake the restive suburbs of Eastern Ghoutah in Rural Damascus, especially those of Arbeen, Zamalka, Jisreen and Harasta, but were repelled by local units affiliated with the Free Syrian Army, still the pounding continues.
The town of Rankous and the village of Jrajeer, among other communities in the Qalamoun region north of Damascus have also been targeted.
Heavy clashes between loyalists and defectors took place throughout Deraa City, with some reporting that loyalist troops were forced to withdraw to the town’s outskirts.
Meanwhile, the heavy pounding of Homs City and Hama City continues.
Assad’s Reforms according to the renowned Syrian cartoonist Ali Firzat
The first female fighting unit is formed in Deraa/Hauran Province, named after a female warrior from early Islamic times: Khawla Bin Al-Azwar http://youtu.be/K0sMMBrocx4