As forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad overrun Aleppo, social media is making the carnage obvious, so politicians in the West cannot claim to be ignorant about the atrocities that were committed there. There has been footage of Syrian children running for cover, mothers crying for their loved ones, indiscriminate bombings.
The longstanding siege of Aleppo is almost over but what had been the US’s role in the war?
Andrew Beatty, on Yahoo News, quoted academic Samantha Power, who was writing about the Holocaust and the ‘never again’ promise which is often not realised.
Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the international community to act now to stop the Iranian regime from committing any more crimes against humanity in Aleppo, Syria.
She said that the innocent people in the besieged city of Aleppo are being subject to massacres that can only be described as war crimes and crimes against humanity and she praised them on their bravery.
Recently in Iran there have been over a hundred arrests. On the evening of 9th December, a villa in Mashhad was raided and eight women and 16 men were arrested. The attendees were celebrating at a party at the time of their arrest. These 24 people are to be further investigated by judicial authorities.
At the beginning of November it was reported that police in Tehran raided a house where 17 young people were having fun at a mixed-sex Halloween party in traditional costumes.
Civilians killed on spot as battle for Aleppo nears end
ALjazeera net reported on Tuesday December 13 that Pro-government forces have reportedly executed scores of civilians in Aleppo, including women and children, according to the UN, as the battle for Syria's largest city nears its end.
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