Tag: Civilians

More Than 300 Chemical Attacks Launched During Syrian Civil War, Study Says:

Image result for KIDS CHEMICAL ATTACK SYRIAstudy released on Sunday tallies the chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war, which has left hundreds of thousands dead. At least 336 have occurred, according to authors Tobias Schneider and Theresa Lütkefend of the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute.

That’s a number higher than previously known — and “we suspect that the real number may still be significantly higher,” they write…more: NPR – abcnews

 

Aleppo civilians ‘shot on the spot’ – UN – BBC News

Syrian pro-government forces in eastern Aleppo have been killing people, including women and children, on the spot in their homes and on the street, the United Nations says. The UN’s human rights office said streets were full of bodies…..more: BBC.CO.UK

read also:  children burned alive and mass executions in the street as Aleppo falls to Syrian Army  — more: If You’re Horrified By Events In Aleppo, Here’s 6 Charities That Can Help Syrian 

Syria gas attack: Monitor group says government poisoned civilians

A group monitoring Syria’s civil war posted video showing victims who appear to be suffocating. CBS News cannot confirm the use of chemical weapons. Syria has denied it in the past. President Obama has said their use would cross a “red line.” Clarissa Ward reports on the details of the attack.

Call for Libya No-Fly Zone to Protect Civilians

CAIR Calls for Libya No-Fly Zone to Protect Civilians President Obama, Congress asked to support U.N. military exclusion zones (WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/22/11) — A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on the Obama administration and Congress…