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Horror in Homs, Torture Reported Across Syria

The Red Cross has reached the city of Homs. Juan Cole retweeted the link for the video above, as “Friends of Syria” try to maneuver a way through this cricis, which will not be easy. A CBS News report on what’s happening in Syria is even worse, including a map of documented torture. Homs — [...]
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Reports: Ceasefire reached in Syrian city of Homs

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (7 months ago)

HOMS, Syria (AP) — Syria's government and rebels agreed to a ceasefire Friday in the battleground city of Homs to allow hundreds of fighters holed up in its old quarters to evacuate, a deal that will bring the country's third-larges... Read Post

Red Cross reaches besieged Homs. You can help.

News : Slugger O'Toole (2 years ago)

All war is terrible. But there is something particularly terrible about a city under siege. Think of Derry, Leningrad, Sarajevo. That’s been the fate of Homs in Syria since Spring 2011. It was there that reporter Marie Colvin was ki... Read Post

Red Cross in Syria to try to evacuate wounded, dead journalists tonight

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

The Red Cross in Syria hopes to evacuate two wounded journalists and the bodies of slain journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik from the besieged city of Homs on Monday night, Sky News reports. On Saturday, a Red Cross team evacua... Read Post


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