The Sweida massacre July 2018 – my article for Mint Press News translated into Arabic.
So many Syrians have said to me “even the rocks cry when they witness what has happened to us”
Salha wept on film when she recalled the tragic events in July 2018 and the loss of her precious son but she also broke into a beautiful smile when speaking of Mu’taz sacrifice for Syria, for Humanity. The light that shone in her face came from a soul that has faced suffering and horror yet still converted it into hope.
Instead of thanking President Assad for fighting Wahabi terrorism that is butchering the Christians of #Syria, #Pope Francis asks Assad to end the humanitarian catastrophe in #Idlib, refraining from blaming Ankara, Brussels and Washington for supporting terrorism.
“The bodies I have to inspect tell their own stories of torture, dismemberment, rape and abuse. It is a very painful part of my work but it does bring relief to relatives waiting a very long time for information re loved ones” Dr Zaher Hajjo, Director of Forensics, Damascus
“Every drop of blood that was shed in Syria is innocent because all Syrian people are innocents, our Army is innocent.”
In this short interview Ra’ed describes the mental and emotional trauma that he suffered after these tragic, horrific events that ripped his family apart – events that were enabled and supported by the U.S Coalition and barely mentioned in Western media.