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Rwanda Genocide Survivors Lament Syria on Eve of 20th Anniversary
World  (tags: genocide, Rwanda, Syria, ehtnic cleansing, war, world, politics, violence )

Cal
- 12 days ago - macleans.ca
Survivors haunted by the lessons the world has yet to learn from the slaughter of approximately 800,000 ethnic Tutsis
Number of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Passes 1 Million, U.N. Says
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, Syria, Lebanon, war, middle-east, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 13 days ago - cnn.com
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has passed 1 million, the United Nations' refugee agency said making up almost a quarter of the country's resident population.
Famed Syria Crusader Castle Survives Fierce Battles
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, war, Syria )

Cal
- 26 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The army seized the medieval fortress on Thursday after fierce fighting in the nearby village of Al-Hosn in central Syria, routing rebels who had captured it in July 2011.
Turkey Downs Syria Military Jet 'in Airspace Violation'
World  (tags: conflict, governments, humanrights, middle-east, politics, Syria, Turkey, media, society, violence )

Kit
- 27 days ago - bbc.com
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says its armed forces have shot down a Syrian military jet which had violated its airspace.
Neocons' Ukraine-Syria-Iran Gambit
World  (tags: Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US, Israel, neocons, neonazis, right-wing government, McCain, collaboration, regime change, conflict, warmongers, Putin, Obama )

Angelika
- 28 days ago - consortiumnews.com
The Ukraine crisis - in part stirred up by U.S. neocons - has damaged prospects for peace not only on Russia's borders but in two Middle East hotspots, Syria and Iran, which may have been exactly the point.
Syria's Unknown Victims: The Thousands Missing or Dead in Regime Custody
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, death, middle-east, war )

Cal
- 38 days ago - theguardian.com
Among the more than 100,000 dead in the three years since the Syrian civil war began are at least 11,000 disappeared into the Assad regime's custody. But the true number may be much higher,
Los Angeles Gang Members Fight In Syria Alongside Pro-Hizbullah, Pro-Assad Forces
World  (tags: Syria, Los Angeles gangs, Hisbullah, Assad )

David
- 41 days ago - memri.org
Videos and images that surfaced recently show members of Los Angeles gangs fighting in Syria. They filmed themselves shooting AK-47s and boasting of being on the "front lines." Includes video.
Syria: Islamists Force Christians to Submit to Islam or Die, According to Quranic Law
World  (tags: Syria, Islamists, Qur'an, Jizya, Christians, Churches, Intolerance, humanrights, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, death, freedoms )

Rob and J
- 49 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Christians were given three options: convert to Islam; remain Christian but pledge submission to Islam; or "face the sword." They opted for the second of those choices, known as dhimmitude & pay non-Muslim tax, remove crosses & no public worship etc .
Malala Visits Jordan and Syria Border
World  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, humanrights, Jordan, Syria, Refugees&Relief )

Nancy
- 56 days ago - youtube.com
Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai visited the Jordanian border crossing at Hadalat where hundreds of Syrian refugees cross each day.
Syrian Town Left Scarred By Opposition Group ISIS' Brutal Rule
World  (tags: Syria, al Qaeda, ISUS< violence, world, politics, war, society, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 61 days ago - cnn.com
More than a month after the group was driven from the town of Addana, residents here drive through the streets, pointing out where ISIS fighters carried out executions and left bodies to rot for all to see.
Wounded Syrian Couple Treated in Israel
World  (tags: Syria, Israel, Syrian wounded treated in Israel, humanrights )

Beth
- 66 days ago - israelhayom.com
Wounded Syrian woman: "We hesitated coming to Israel, because we were taught to hate it. We were taught this is a brutal enemy state, but we learned that reality is different. People here have a conscience. Our enemy is in Syria, not in Israel."
Syria Peace Talks End First Round in Deadlock
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Syria, peace talks in Syrian Conflict, society, violence, war )

Cal
- 76 days ago - jpost.com
Sides refuse to yield on firm positions. With no achievement of substances, focus is now to keep talks ongoing.
Entire Syrian Neighborhoods Wiped Out By Assad: Rights Group
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, war, Syria )

Cal
- 78 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
The Syrian regime has used explosives and bulldozers to demolish the homes of thousands of civilians, according to dramatic before-and-after pictures obtained by international advocacy group Human Rights Watch.
Systematic Killing Evidence in Syria Just Tip of Iceberg
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, mass killings, political exterminations, war, middle-east, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 87 days ago - readersupportednews.org
International bodies say evidence of execution of 11,000 detainees in regime jails comes from just one area of Syria
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Convict Syria of War Crimes - ForceChange
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, government, ethics, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 89 days ago - forcechange.com
The civil war that is ravaging Syria is taking its toll, and the death count continues to rise higher and higher. A recent warning issued by the United Nations human rights chief told opposition forces that their executions violate international law and a
 

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