Another monitoring mission, another set of people from all over the world making excuses, trying to explain the unexplainable and getting frustrated and fired upon to boot. When will the world follow a plan that makes sense. To the world we say: Give us what we need to get the mission accomplished, not what you need to feel good about yourselves.
UN monitors come under fire in Khaldiyeh as local try to protect them with their bodies http://youtu.be/xYxawA7ShMk , http://youtu.be/rqmeePKpMSk , http://youtu.be/ZAWVs_ZctBM , http://youtu.be/MEp5z6HrMPI Earlier, activist tells the camera: we informed him that we have 25 bodies we need to pull out, and he said we will call the Red Cross http://youtu.be/mhhf4K86avo Assad loyalists prevent the monitors from crossing into Bayadah http://youtu.be/8BEaLzTtJcQ
One of the locals address the visiting monitors in English and asks them to stay http://youtu.be/8Iyr_epouVY
Local activist Khalid Abou Salah stops the monitors and invites them for a meeting in one of the local homes, the lead monitor tells him that UN is neutral and cannot report any propaganda, but that he is willing to meet http://youtu.be/DAzCgdChwB8 During the meeting, local FSA leader, Abdurazzak Tlas, tells the visiting monitors that they are under the protection of his unit even if 50 of them showed up so long as they stay in their neighborhoods, but, he said, they cannot protect them if they stayed at the hotel http://youtu.be/2DdRJ3yrX7c
Tlas escorts the Monitors on their tour of the neighborhoods http://youtu.be/CFsEvgGPcgQ At point, the crowd get fire at, but they keep walking http://youtu.be/SHbExntfRF8 Local activist Sarout asks locals to protect the monitors with their bodies http://youtu.be/a5Wm0q2Yx78 Monitors inspect the damage done to the neighborhood http://youtu.be/uec_meRE9Qk , http://youtu.be/HW3nBSGFN1o
Mothers of martyrs complain, and locals tell the monitors that the pounding will resume the moment they leave http://youtu.be/fpxYerYZSR4
Monitors tour the local hospital http://youtu.be/50cbR4PCoXg The monitors in Jouret Al-Shayah http://youtu.be/DQaS6eGlTb8 In the neighborhood of Qarabbis, which did not receive a visit by the monitors, snipers were busy seeding terror http://youtu.be/TJBNKJHP4SM
Taking advantage of the calm, locals in Malaab staged a rally http://youtu.be/YwCRF9xrqks The people in Wa’er did the same http://youtu.be/lXuI1nLN3WM Jouret Al-Shayah as well http://youtu.be/EhXDFz_1nJY
Now that they have time to walk around, locals keep stumbling on dead bodies, this one with the hands of its owner tied behind his back seem to belong to someone who has been burnt alive http://youtu.be/BRm3R8VYQtU
In Qusayr, Homs Province, locals locate the remains of a missing local who were identified by his brother http://youtu.be/uRUVgaLreiw. The man has been looking for his brother for 2 months, now that he found him, he collects his remains in a trash bag http://youtu.be/STh2K9YlfaQ and leaves http://youtu.be/fvFM5r60LI8 There are 8-12,000 people estimated missing.
More Qusayr martyrs: an old woman http://youtu.be/Tq1UZRXkS1g
Hama City, Arba’een Neighborhood: a tanks patrolling and firing at the locals http://youtu.be/4nnV88WJYcg The pounding intensifies at noon http://youtu.be/szvnLHgNaw4 and at night http://youtu.be/EyznMClQm2A
In Anadan, Aleppo Province, 5 people were killed in a new massacre by Assad’s death squads http://youtu.be/ZoBDr3IghO0
In Marei, Aleppo Province, locals bury one of their martyrs http://youtu.be/d06Wxhtszqk
In Douma Suburb, Rural Damascus, locals held a mass funeral for two local martyrs http://youtu.be/OW5iKmZL4hg
In Taybat Al-Imam, Hama Province, locals held a funeral for a local martyr http://youtu.be/m1s839eifM4