Skip to comments.Truth is the first victim in Syrian civil war
Posted on 06/16/2012 7:50:34 AM PDT by Gillibrand
he Hula massacre was a turning point in the Syrian drama. . There was great worldwide outrage when on 25 May, 108 people were killed, among them 49 children. Calls for a military intervention have been raised to end the bloodshed, and the violence in Syria has since escalated steadily. Almost unanimously world opinion, based on an Arab news channel, and the visit of UN observers on the following day, blamed the massacre on the regular army and Schabiha militia which is close to the regime.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has in the past week put this version into question on the basis of reports from eye witnesses. The paper has reported that the civilians killed were Alawites and Shiites. They were deliberately killed in Taldou, a city in the area of Hula, by armed Sunnis, while heavy fighting was taking place between the army and units of the Free Syrian Army for the control of the place and the streets. This representation is taken up by many media outlets worldwide and by many has been rejected as implausible
Therefore, four questions can be asked: why does global opinion so far believe a different version? Why does the context of the civil war make the doubtful version plausible? Why are the witnesses credible? What other facts support the version?
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All the more reason to question all reports and stay out.
The Muslim brotherhood is crafting the stories and the protests for the western media...they know it fits the narrative of the liberal talking points. You need to suspect the story is BS when all of the signs and chants are in English...