Lebanon, NH – It has been 75 days since an American journalist was reported missing in Syria, and his New Hampshire family has stepped up their campaign to find him, using social media to advertise his name and photo in that country.
Hundreds of Lebanese rallied on Saturday in memory of the 17,000 people who disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war, and called for action on behalf of the families of the victims, organizers and participants said. “Today is important because it shows we will not be silent,”
Tunisia’s president has told a local paper he is ready to offer asylum to Syria’s leader Bashar Assad as part of a negotiated solution to end the Syrian conflict, the paper’s website announced said Tuesday.
Beirut Lebanon – Syrian forces have killed more than 7,500 civilians since a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began, a U.N. official said on Tuesday, and Hilary Clinton, the top U.S. diplomat, suggested the Syrian leader may be a war criminal.
Beirut, Lebanon – Syria pounded the besieged city of Homs for a 26th day Tuesday as the bodies of 64 men found dumped outside the city awaited identification, activists said. The men, taken to the Homs National Hospital, were believed to have been with an undetermined number of women and children who are missing, the […]
Concern about the fate of thousands of missing people in Syria has intensified, after the campaign group Avaaz said it had contacted the families of almost 3,000 people who, it says, have been “disappeared” by the state since the start of protests in March.