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Khalid al-Saleh, president of the media office, condemns the atrocities perpetrated by the extremist group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Yesterday, a chain of mass graves were discovered in areas where ISIS used to hold sway in rural Aleppo, according to Local Coordination Committees. Saleh stresses that "ordinary people in different areas across Syria have been standing up against these groups. The Free Syrian Army (FSA)…
Khalid Saleh, head of the Media Office, denounced the Assad regime's closing of Babila crossing in rural Damascus, which was opened for one day only after the truce that was signed with the FSA in order to lift the siege and to deliver humanitarian and medical aid to the besieged civilians. "This proves that the Assad regime does not care about the life of the Syrian people and that it…
Badr Addin Jamous, Secretary General of the Syrian Coalition, condemns the YPG's, the military wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), for killing of civilians and burning of houses in the village of Tal Baraq in Al Hasakah province. "These violations constitute a threat to the fabric of the Syrian society and will have dire consequences on the Syrian revolution," Jamous stresses. He also denounces "acts of looting and intimidation…
Haitham al-Maleh, head of the legal committee, calls on the international community to move quickly to stand against the killing machine and the horrific violations committed by the Assad regime and the terrorist militias of Hezbollah in the town of Utaiba in Eastern Ghouta. "We thought that Hezbollah would retaliate to the Israeli occupation's air raids. However, Hezbollah retaliated in the regime-held Utaiba in Eastern Ghouta." Maleh also said that…
The State Department accused the Syrian government on Wednesday of retaliating against the Syrian opposition’s representatives to the Geneva peace talks by arresting their family members. On Wednesday, the State Department asserted that the Syrian government had also been detaining some of the delegates’ relatives. “We call on the regime to immediately and unconditionally release all those unfairly arrested, including Mahmoud Sabra, brother of Geneva delegation member Mohammed Sabra,” she…
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