Syrian Uprising Account of the Day

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Syrian Uprising Account of the Day
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Know Your Meme user X-singular has been providing a daring first-hand account of the escalating bloody violence between the Syrian Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army.

The words, pictures and video (some Not Safe For Work) are a harrowing glimpse into a conflict which has seen a daily body count into the hundreds, and sent thousands of refugees fleeing towards friendlier borders.

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This Is Important, You Should Watch It of the Day

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This Is Important, You Should Watch It of the Day: Rare and disturbing footage of everyday life inside the besieged Syrians city of Homs, courtesy of an intrepid French photojournalist, identified only as "Mani" by Britain's Channel 4.

This shocking video aired Wednesday alongside an interview with Mani, which can be seen here. "

"While the world has become used to grainy shaky and gruesome foo

RIP: Rémi Ochlik at 28, Marie Colvin at 55

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RIP: Rémi Ochlik at 28, Marie Colvin at 55
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RIP: Two weeks ago, Rémi Ochlik took home a prestigious World Press Photo prize for his courageous documentation of the Battle for Libya. This morning, while bearing witness to the horrors of everyday life in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, the acclaimed French

This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day
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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Immensely popular Syrian political cartoonist Ali Ferzat -- a noted critic of President Bashar al-Assad's bloody opposition crackdown -- has reportedly had both his h

Follow Up of the Day: Amina Abdallah Araf's Abduction: Questions Arise

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Follow Up of the Day: The identity of the allegedly abducted Syrian-American blogger Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari, whose name is associated with the popular protest blog A Gay Girl in Damascus, has been called into question in light of revelations that none of her supposed acquaintances

This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Openly lesbian Syrian blogger Amina Arraf, who fearlessly wrote about her country's political turmoil at A Gay Girl in Damascus under the nom de plume Amina Abdallah, was abducted last night by armed men while on her way to a meeting in Damascus.