Insight: Aleppo misery eats at Syrian rebel...

Jan 8, 2013 Full story: WHTC 16

At a crowded market stall in Syria, a middle-aged couple, well dressed, shuffle over to press a folded note, furtively, into the hand of a foreign reporter.

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Since: Feb 12

Manchester

#1 Jan 8, 2013
Aleppo of the FSA starves in rebellion of the ideal
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"... a middle-aged couple, well dressed, shuffle over to press a folded note, furtively, into the hand of a foreign reporter.

It is the kind of silent cry for help against a reign of fear that has been familiar to journalists visiting Syria over the past two years. Only this is not the Damascus of President Bashar al-Assad but rebel-held Aleppo; the note laments misrule under the revolution and hopes Assad can defeat its "terrorism".

"We used to live in peace and security until this malicious revolution reached us and the Free Syrian Army started taking bread by force," the unidentified couple wrote. "We ask God to help the regime fight the Free Syrian Army and terrorism - we are with the sovereignty of President Bashar al-Assad forever."

While they might not be all they seemed - agents of Assad's beleaguered security apparatus want to blacken the rebels' name - their sentiments are far from rare in Aleppo, Syria's biggest city and once vibrant hub of trade and industry, whose diverse urban communities now face hardship and chaos at the hands of motley bands of fighters recruited from surrounding rural areas.

As government forces fight on in parts of Aleppo, in large areas that have been under rebel control for six months or more complaints are getting louder about indiscipline among the fighters, looting and a general lack of security and necessities like running water, bread and electricity in districts..."

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truth Always beats lIes23

Covington, VA

#2 Jan 8, 2013
I certainly hope the city of Aleppo is cleared of terrorist soon.I know the Syrian government is doing its best to remove these terrorist as fast as possible.
Rtloder

Sydney, Australia

#3 Jan 8, 2013
truth Always beats lIes23 wrote:
I certainly hope the city of Aleppo is cleared of terrorist soon.I know the Syrian government is doing its best to remove these terrorist as fast as possible.
What a great relief that will be even for the crippled and maimed, the young and the old who have been sexually and physically abused by these wretched swine sent by the BBC and the King of Saudi Arabia.
Report

Syria

#4 Jan 8, 2013
Rest assured Syria will go back to its might soon.
Islamist extremists will vanish the way they appeared from nowhere. Poor the other rebels who have been so easily conned by this factions to end up losing everything they worked for. My advice: Go back to your national army and repent..thus, saving your country from chaos and extreme islamisation, where you and your children will pay dearly for that...Just learn from what happened in other countries and read well what int'l press is commenting about that...

Qatar, Fahd, Ardogan, Hollande, Cameron and many others, just want your heads first after using you and before ridding you at the end like lost donkeys
Syrian

New London, CT

#5 Jan 8, 2013
truth Always beats lIes23 wrote:
I certainly hope the city of Aleppo is cleared of terrorist soon.I know the Syrian government is doing its best to remove these terrorist as fast as possible.
The rebel's days are numbered!
jo jo

Australia

#6 Jan 8, 2013
Syrian wrote:
<quoted text> The rebel's days are numbered!
Yes you are correct, the Syrian'a have shown that they support their govt, otherwise it would have fallen by now. the only thing that may change the result is an invasion from NATO, otherwise the Syrian people have spoken and clearly chosen Assad over the freedom loving/behaeding/suicide bombing/jihadist rebels.Go figure.RIP rebellion.
kendoctor

San Jose, CA

#7 Jan 8, 2013
diverse urban communities now face hardship and chaos at the hands of motley bands of fighters recruited from surrounding rural areas. http://www.hqew.net
Avenger

Kitchener, Canada

#8 Jan 8, 2013
jo jo wrote:
<quoted text>Yes you are correct, the Syrian'a have shown that they support their govt, otherwise it would have fallen by now. the only thing that may change the result is an invasion from NATO, otherwise the Syrian people have spoken and clearly chosen Assad over the freedom loving/behaeding/suicide bombing/jihadist rebels.Go figure.RIP rebellion.
False he has loyalists spin doctor do you actually believe your own BS?
Syrian

New London, CT

#9 Jan 9, 2013
jo jo wrote:
<quoted text>Yes you are correct, the Syrian'a have shown that they support their govt, otherwise it would have fallen by now. the only thing that may change the result is an invasion from NATO, otherwise the Syrian people have spoken and clearly chosen Assad over the freedom loving/behaeding/suicide bombing/jihadist rebels.Go figure.RIP rebellion.
With Russian military forces now on Syrian soil, the possibility of any Western military intervention is over.
Avenger

Kitchener, Canada

#10 Jan 9, 2013
Syrian wrote:
<quoted text> With Russian military forces now on Syrian soil, the possibility of any Western military intervention is over.
And if butcher Assad gets real pissy then you Syrian spies launch your terror mission?
jo jo

Australia

#11 Jan 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
<quoted text>
And if butcher Assad gets real pissy then you Syrian spies launch your terror mission?
your watching too many James Bond movies, the world is not blind ,we can judge for our selves and express our opinion ,you stick to your opinions ,I'll stick to mine, time will tell who the Syrian people support , as it stands now doesn't look like rebels are winning hearts, they've achieved nothing to offer the Syrian people except war and misery.
Syrian spies

Saint Gilles, Reunion

#12 Jan 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
<quoted text>
And if butcher Assad gets real pissy then you Syrian spies launch your terror mission?
Hello wise ass where do you live ?
We might pay you a visit and bring you some real space cakes.
The ones you feed on give you delusions.
Die

Germany

#13 Jan 9, 2013
they should stop to fight and reconciliate. Find common reason, calm down.
Syrian

New London, CT

#14 Jan 9, 2013
jo jo wrote:
<quoted text>your watching too many James Bond movies, the world is not blind ,we can judge for our selves and express our opinion ,you stick to your opinions ,I'll stick to mine, time will tell who the Syrian people support , as it stands now doesn't look like rebels are winning hearts, they've achieved nothing to offer the Syrian people except war and misery.
Those murdering AlQaeda terrorists will never win over the hearts of the Syrian people!!
Rtloder

Wentworthville, Australia

#15 Jan 9, 2013
Die wrote:
they should stop to fight and reconciliate. Find common reason, calm down.

Everyone is going in that direction, I think it hinges on Meshaal and Abbas with Morsi mediating, if Egypt and Turkey pull the plug and realize we need to work together to come to terms with Israel, particularly building their billion dollar fence.
The Saudi Kings and Princes, can then explain to "their" criminals "that" they released from prison, to appease their sensual perversions murdering and raping in Syria how their hypocrisy is in any way worthy, of any religion.
Syrian

New London, CT

#16 Jan 9, 2013
Die wrote:
they should stop to fight and reconciliate. Find common reason, calm down.
Diplomacy will soon be the only chance the rebels have.

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