Violence Escalates in Syria's Deadliest Assault on Civilians

by John Mak February 4, 2012

 

To mark the 30 year anniversary of the Hama Massacre of February 1982, wherein Assad's forces leveled an entire town killing over 50,000 inhabitants, raping children, women, and boys, and torturing and inprisoning over 100,000 others, Assad (the son) sends his forces to the city of Hama to shell, bombard, rocket, and slaughter the inhabitants. The numbers aren't clear, but estimates put the true death toll at about 400, over 1500 injured, many of whom will die from their injuries, and another 3000 buried under rubble of collapsed buildings. Complete indiscriminate killing. Watch the interview on CNN from a man in Hama:

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