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Posted by Fred 2012-06-11 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
Posted by lord garth 2012-06-11 07:53||
#2 That is not enough.
Posted by bman 2012-06-11 09:49||
#3 The term "civilian" obviously means just what the Syrian opposition chooses it to mean -- neither more nor less:
Those killed since March last year comprised 9,862 civilians, 3,470 soldiers and 783 army deserters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The Britain-based watchdog counts rebel fighters who are not deserters from the army as civilians.
It wouldn't surprise me if they've been staging massacres and blaming them on the Syrian regime - these are Sunni Arabs, after all. Remember the Muhammad Al Durrah incident?
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-06-11 10:18||
#4 But it's violence, you see, and not a civil war. I know because I read right here a week or so ago about how UN officials are concerned that it might become a civil war if the violence isn't stopped, ie., if Pencilneck isn't a good boy and just gives up his power to whoever these rebels turn out to be. Surprising how these dictators fight to stay in power isn't it? Some of those civilian casualties must have been surprised.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-06-11 12:28||