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The Hama massacre

The reason that there’s so much media attention at the moment on the uprising in Syria is mostly because of the Hama massacre, which occured in 1982, when the Syrian president Hafez al-Assad (father of the present Syrian president) ordered … Continue reading

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Bahrain and Syria

Here’s the Bahrain Tourist Board’s present slogan… Welcome to Bahrain Bahrain: small is precious Bahrain: small is beautiful And here’s what’s going on in Bahrain right at this moment (warning: contains graphic scenes)… All that rubbish about ‘moderate Gulf states’ … Continue reading

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