December 18, 2017

Torture and killing of 13-year-old symbolizes what the Syrian people are up against

Apparently 25 children under the age of 18 have similarly been killed in Syria since the people’s revolution for freedom by ousting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began 2 months ago. The latest story of Hamza al-Khatib is shining a bright spotlight on the situation there. “This is a message from the state to all protesters,” said a human rights expert who runs the Monitoring Protests Facebook page which focuses on abuses during the protests. “They are trying to say, ‘We don’t spare anyone and if you continue protesting this what we are going to do to you and your kids.’ ”

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