Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Simple Truths!

Whatever the geopolitical calculations of Arab, regional and international leaders may be, ours is still a revolution for freedom, dignity, justice and equality. Is there any power in heaven or earth whose basic interests are commensurate with these aspirations of ours? If so, act now! Or forever be damned.

Tuesday March 27, 2012

Death Toll: 80, including 29 in Saraqib (Idlib Province), 12 in Homs City, 8 in Hama City and 6 in Rural Damascus.

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He kills as callously and thoughtlessly as his father had done before him, but unlike his father who managed to inspire some fear in the process, Bashar inspires only contempt and ridicule. That is why he will fall.

Video Highlights

Assad accepts Annan’s proposal then he goes on a tour of the graveyard he created in Bab Amr, Homs City, and sends his choppers to rain down rockets on the city of Eizaz, Aleppo Province http://youtu.be/E1G2u4ICyEU

Just before Assad’s visit, parts of Homs City itself had been subjected to shelling by heavy artillery: Hamidiyeh http://youtu.be/OibM1G_SlIQ , http://youtu.be/a4bj5mecdaU Bab Houd http://youtu.be/x_DP5xhnoMI , http://youtu.be/Ey67uO8us3Q

The nearby town of Houleh was also shelled; the local water storage facility was particularly targeted http://youtu.be/wnccE-y0xrI

In the Damascene suburb of Harasta, to the East of Damascus City, pro-Assad militias opened fire on locals http://youtu.be/0qOBwZPXAAI The suburb and its surrounding came under intense fire at night as well http://youtu.be/0crrmi4lTxM , http://youtu.be/WGoABtaUNJA To the West of the city, near the border with Lebanon, the town of Madaya came under intense shelling http://youtu.be/GtDaXSKnI5o , http://youtu.be/lW74ECFpodE , http://youtu.be/DK_yGpsJQ_8