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Bashar al-Assad of Syria

Ode: In the Memory of Aylan Kurdi and Others

I saw a picture of Syrian child. It was powerful!  His name was Omar He was drawing bombs, blood, helicopters And dead children He could not speak So traumatized He could not smile They asked him to smile to the Camera He tried But couldn’t They took his picture And the [continue reading].

Syria: Crimes Against Humanity in Dara’a

Killings, Torture in a Locked-Down City Under Siege. Systematic killings and torture by Syrian security forces in the city of Daraa since protests began there on March 18, 2011, strongly suggest that these qualify as crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report [continue reading].