Brutal repression. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sandra chitayat
    • 14.11.11 | 17:54 (IST)

    Assad and his father before that and now especially his brother Maher are the one who are brutal torturing and murdering and cracking down on the majority of his people. This is why he has been suspended. Too little, too late. We have all seen the pictures. This is what the King of Jordan is saying: this is the red line that has been crossed by Assad's brutal henchmen and why the army has chosen to defect rather than spill the blood of those they have been sworn to protect, and for which they themselves are now vulnerable, including their families, as I saw in yesterday's report by Al Jazeera.

    from the article: Jordan's King Abdullah: If I were Syrian president, I would resign
    First published 15:05 14.11.11 | Last updated 15:05 14.11.11
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