Monday, May 14, 2012

Carpe Diem With Annan & Assad!

For the Assads the Annan Plan has been more about ceasing the moment than ceasing fire.

Cartoon by Syrian Artist, Ali Ferzat, who made this year’s the Time’s 100 list

Video Highlights

Very Dramatic Scene: In Khaldiyeh Neighborhood, Homs City, locals try to help the injured as they come under fire from snipers Local FSA member shows positions of snipers targeting civilians A home catches fire under the pounding A martyr

The town of Rastan, Homs Province, comes under heavy pounding during the day and at night ,  Helping the injured Injured little girl lost both parents in the pounding Another injured child A martyred child More injured Injured man vows to fight on

In Qusayr, Homs Province, local man calls for prayers as he stands the near the mosque, pro-Assad militias return the gesture by firing widely The pounding resumes shortly hereafter , The pounding leaves two dead: a father and his young son The son  

House catches fire in Bab Al-Sibaa Neighborhood, Homs City due to pounding An injured man tries to save himself

The town of Talbisseh, Homs Province, comes under fire

The Damascene suburb of Douma comes under heavy pounding This does not stop locals from taking to the streets at night to stage a pro-democracy rally

Tanks lay siege to the town of Zabadani, Rural Damascus

Daraa City comes under fire at night , Hama City as well Kafar Zeita, Hama

In Sahel Al-Ghab region, Hama Province, troops loyal to Assad pounded and stormed the village of Eltaman’ah, leaving a number of dead and injured: two martyrs Funeral for five  

Ma’arrat Al-Nouman comes under fire at dawn A martyr Another

The town of Hraak, Daraa, comes under tank attack during the day A car catches fire, locals report the driver was still inside Black smoke rises over the town

Salaheddine Neighborhood, Aleppo City: protesters come under from pro-Assad security forces. This video taking clandestinely shows the event from the point of view of the security forces. At 1.55 min. we can see one of the security officers as he opens fire on the protesters The scene from the point of the protesters , After driving the protesters away, security forces patrol the streets to make sure they don’t return

Funeral for Three in Barzeh, Damascus City