Tag: Using

Kids Cry: “Sarin: The Nazi death gas even Adolf Hitler feared using”

Adolf Hitler. Photo/APIndeed, then US President Barack Obama claimed in 2013 that Syria had “crossed a red line” by dropping up to 1,000kg of sarin on a rebel-held area of Damascus, killing up to 1,400 people.

US military intervention was only averted when Russia brokered a deal with Syria, under which the country’s president, Bashar al Assad, agreed to destroy all stockpiles of sarin and other chemical weapons.

With the world condemning the latest scenes from Syria, Russia and Assad’s regime have claimed that the deaths were the result of an attack on a rebel artillery base….more: nzherald.co

The Siberian Times: Beating addiction out of you – literally

Deep in Siberia, scientists claim they have made an astonishing  breakthrough in curing drink and drug addicts, as well as helping workaholics and even those obsessed with sex – by using corporal punishment. Like other patients, Natasha is given psychological counselling before each session of 60 lashes (those with alcohol or other addictions face 30) – and also undergoes a electrocardiogram to ensure the shock therapy is not causing unexpected heart problems. …’I am the proof that this controversial treatment works,’ she says, ‘and I recommend it to anyone suffering from an addiction or depression. It hurts like crazy – but it’s given me back my life. ..MORE: siberiantimes.com –  alcoholabuseadvice

Syria: Asad Forces Using Human Shields

Syrian government forces are using detained civilians as human shields, placing them on tanks in the besieged city of Homs to prevent the opposition Free Syrian Army from fighting back, an opposition activist said. The latest tactic came as shelling…