Name: Ammar al-Dadikhli Aliases: Abu Ibrahim Country of origin: Syria Religion: Sunni Islam Position(s): Free Syrian Army “rebel commander”; commander of Northern Storm Brigade In 2012, al-Dadikhli commanded the 1200-strong Northern Storm Brigade, a regiment of the rebel-led Free Syrian Army which controlled the Syrian-Turkey border in Syria’s northern Aleppo Province. In May 2012 al-Dadikhli ordered […]
In the past week, over 100 innocent children have been tortured or murdered by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In total, a recent report from the U.K. estimates that over 1,300 children have been killed by al-Assad’s forces since the war began. Rimas Qatayfan, ~8 years old, was killed when al-Assad forces intentionally shelled […]
GRAPHIC ADVISORY. This 3:43 video is incredibly disturbing and includes graphic footage. The short amateur video taken by residents of Aleppo show the charred and dismembered bodies of c. 20 Syrian civilians, including multiple children. The civilians were killed this morning by the Assad regime’s shelling and artillery. The Assad government reportedly targeted the homes […]
After intense shelling by Assad’s forces in Syria’s second-largest city yesterday morning, these short camcorder videos show the city’s smoke-filled skyline and an inspection of a shelled building. Reportedly over 180 people were killed in Syria yesterday, including over a dozen children.