The iron fist against the masses


“We don’t kill our people…no government in the world kills its people, unless it’s led by a crazy person.” – Bashar al-Assad, currently Syrian president (and also a long-standing dictator), during his interview with American journalist Barbara Walters. Despite his ‘innocent-sounding’ statements, the military continues to conduct brutal crackdown against the opponents, which had claimed, as of the end of January 2012 – marking more than 10 months since the armed subjugation began, exceeding 6000 lives, 300 of whom were infants and children.