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Far-right tricked into wearing t-shirts that say ‘St George was Syrian’

Far-right protesters were tricked into wearing t-shirts reading “St George was Syrian #DefendDiversity” this weekend. The clothing’s message was heat-activated, only becoming visible when worn. Anti-hate crime group Tell MAMA gave out 100 tops, offering “free St George’s cross” to people attending nationalist demonstrations over the Easter weekend.

A Syrian mother protected her daughter during war. Her work exposed Assad’s atrocities.

….the next nightmare was downstairs. It was September 2016, the third month the city was under siege by the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, and more children were dead. Al-Kateab, a citizen journalist and activist who began documenting the horrors unfolding in rebel-held Aleppo in 2011, filmed a mother who has just lost her son in the latest round of bombings. Carrying the corpse of her dead child, the mother repeatedly tells anyone who will listen, “This is my son. My darling is dead. He is dead.”…more: washingtonpost.

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a child partly buried in rubble after  Russian Airstrikes
This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a child partly buried in rubble after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Syrian opposition activists said more than one dozen people killed in new airstrikes. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)