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12,813 women killed in Syria in three years

Source : AA / 10 Mar 2014

At least 12,813 women were killed by attacks carried out by the Syrian regime during the civil war in Syria in the last three years, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR).

The organization issued a report, entitled "Syrian women, truth and pain" to commemorate International Women's Day.

 

Syrian conflict mobilizes hundreds of fighters from Europe: study

Source : Al Arabiya / 6 Apr 2013

Hundreds of Europeans have traveled to Syria to engage in the fight against President Bashar al-Assad, a year-long study by the London-based International Center for the Study of Radicalization has found.

The study, entitled “European foreign fighters in Syria,” was released on Tuesday, and put the figure at up to 600 individuals from 14 countries, including the United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Sweden and Germany.

 

Syria crisis: March was 'conflict's deadliest month'

 

Source : BBC / 2 Apr 2013

More than 6,000 people died in Syria in March, the deadliest month since protests against the government began two years ago, activists say.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based activist group, said it recorded 6,005 deaths last month.

 

One million flee Syria war: UN

By AFP / 7 Mar 2013

One million Syrians have fled their homeland since a revolt erupted two years ago, the UN said on Wednesday, as fighting between rebels and loyalists raged across central and northern battlefields.

“With a million people in flight, millions more displaced internally, and thousands of people continuing to cross the border every day, Syria is spiralling toward full-scale disaster,” UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said in a statement issued in Geneva.

 

Thousands call for election boycott in Jordan

Source: Agencies / 19 Jan 2013

Thousands of Jordanians have been demonstrating across the country demanding the government suspend next week's parliamentary elections.

Friday's peaceful demonstration in the capital, Amman, drew nearly 2,000 people, including youth activists and Muslim Brotherhood members, united in the election boycott and in demands that King Abdullah II cede some of his powers.

 

Fears of civil war in Syria after peace plan is vetoed

By Charlotte McDonald-Gibson |Independent.co.uk| 6 Feb 2012

The West condemns Russia and China for blocking UN move to increase pressure on Assad to stand down.

 
 

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