I would never come to a military zone for 1000 dollars , like sponsored by the Assad government. Or even accept that my relative got shot in the leg or was killed in a mine-field, and than say: 'Thank you Assad for the 10.000 dollars' To become a 'shahid', martyr, we have our 'donkeys', said madame Ashrawi once. But of course not her own children. Poor Syrian farmers, with big problems due to the drought.
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