Syrian refugee flood breaches 700,000

Jan 29, 2013 Full story: KJCT

The number of refugees registered with the United Nations jumped by 110,000 in January, bringing the total to just shy of 585,000. If the masses of refugees awaiting registration are included, the number burgeons to 708,477, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said.

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Sydney, Australia

#1 Jan 29, 2013
The article is a repeat of the previous hundreds of thousands lamenting the break down in the system, first sedition then protesting followed by NATO bombing or just criminal intervention. The people of Aleppo are fed up with being tortured and murdered on behalf of an inability of the Western World to maintain confidence in their leadership any other way.
The Syrian Government has time and time rejected what the author implies, namely that the innocent of criminal acts be treated as guilty because of their brothers crime. There many Sunnies who work diligently to keep the terrorist FSA out and consequently they are punished by the terrorists. That's why Bashar al-Assad does not persecute the innocent.

Sydney, Australia

#2 Jan 29, 2013
There "are" many Sunnies who work diligently to keep the terrorist FSA out.
My apologies.

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