Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Assad regime jets bomb Douma Syria killing civilians

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 It's only in the Syria Direct headline that you get the full truth of what is happening. The Mirror¹, quoting the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said "unidentified war planes" hit the town. For NBC², they were "government airstrikes" in the text if not in the headline. For Yahoo! News³, they were "airstrikes on rebel-held areas". The Independent said they were "a barrage blamed by some activists on Russia", though they do call them "pro-Assad airstrikes" in the headline, and quote an activist on the ground, they call them near rather on a school, and give the Syrian state News Agency space to claim with no proof that this was just a response to rebel shelling, as if it would be any justification. And that's how the daily mass murder by Assad and Putin is reduced to a confusing tragedy to which we can see no solution because we never have the cause identified.

¹"Harrowing video of Syrian children calling for their mums after air strike kills 49 people"[http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/harrowing-video-syrian-children-calling-7017657]
²"Kids Cry for Mom after Airstrikes in Syria"[http://www.nbcnews.com/video/kids-cry-for-mom-after-airstrikes-in-syria-585788483988]
³"Children Call for Their Mother After Strikes on Douma"[https://www.yahoo.com/news/video/children-call-mother-strikes-douma-093513500.html]
⁴"At least two children among 28 civilians killed by pro-Assad air strikes 'near school' in rebel-held area of Damascus
"[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/at-least-28-civilians-killed-by-pro-assad-air-strikes-near-school-a6771376.html]

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