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 http://youtu.be/Nyalndsg4oc Local FSA member shows positions of snipers targeting civilians http://youtu.be/LgJQ2uGJ7kg A home catches fire under the pounding http://youtu.be/YGdIUhW8qL8 A martyr http://youtu.be/Jgq1atM30bg

The town of Rastan, Homs Province, comes under heavy pounding during the day http://youtu.be/wrkhtxtrZL4 and at night http://youtu.be/Xxlv3a3hgaQ , http://youtu.be/g5U2B-1TPyk  Helping the injured http://youtu.be/koGETVI5iwQ Injured little girl lost both parents in the pounding http://youtu.be/1RfQpdX3MHg Another injured child http://youtu.be/YT5ytfvdaMw A martyred child http://youtu.be/BTb5oOsT7Yk More injured http://youtu.be/13f4jZnXvvw Injured man vows to fight on http://youtu.be/MFWeziNIGgA

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 http://youtu.be/jJUymLBoc3w The pounding resumes shortly hereafter http://youtu.be/u2d562OVqWE , http://youtu.be/f8MOwXa9S0Q The pounding leaves two dead: a father and his young son http://youtu.be/NfOGiqpG3fc The son http://youtu.be/1I9xzFPApNs  

House catches fire in Bab Al-Sibaa Neighborhood, Homs City due to pounding http://youtu.be/HTUduo5AYPs An injured man tries to save himself http://youtu.be/bg0f7wLV4Dk

The town of Talbisseh, Homs Province, comes under fire http://youtu.be/RumZDeD1ki0

The Damascene suburb of Douma comes under heavy pounding http://youtu.be/5PHbXCwp8P0 This does not stop locals from taking to the streets at night to stage a pro-democracy rally http://youtu.be/1Zdo8Lbc6TI

Tanks lay siege to the town of Zabadani, Rural Damascus http://youtu.be/vliZg0GKSSk

Daraa City comes under fire at night http://youtu.be/sHd9pi_cAuU , http://youtu.be/lSYtAuS3P7w Hama City as well http://youtu.be/fSZDpnwHimE Kafar Zeita, Hama http://youtu.be/TqWRhs5iRB0

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 http://youtu.be/SEt6NwjNWSk Funeral for five http://youtu.be/hrhF_wvZHdM  

Ma’arrat Al-Nouman comes under fire at dawn http://youtu.be/TqWRhs5iRB0 A martyr http://youtu.be/lErMqJJjXO0 Another http://youtu.be/VTx4faJjMp4

The town of Hraak, Daraa, comes under tank attack during the day http://youtu.be/gjR7lvOu9Q8 A car catches fire, locals report the driver was still inside http://youtu.be/sTusCvQMYbY Black smoke rises over the town http://youtu.be/6t8Dy2jNyA0

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 http://youtu.be/K7AxnZl8EOQ The scene from the point of the protesters http://youtu.be/6ary9Rp3Ph4 , http://youtu.be/dzMgaBMSW5E After driving the protesters away, security forces patrol the streets to make sure they don’t return http://youtu.be/piLfCo5Hjds

Funeral for Three in Barzeh, Damascus City http://youtu.be/z0jwPxLEqts