Video: U.N. official describes smell of burnt flesh in Syria

Jun 8, 2012 Read more: CBS News
United Nations spokeswoman Sausan Ghosheh describes the scene in Mazraat al-Qubeir, Syria - the site where 78 people were reported massacred - saying "you can smell the burn, the smell of dead bodies." United Nations spokeswoman Sausan Ghosheh describes the scene in Mazraat al-Qubeir, Syria - the site where 78 people were reported massacred - ... (more) Read more

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

London, KY

#1 Jun 8, 2012
Yummm... Smells like bacon...
reality is always best

Covington, VA

#2 Jun 8, 2012
And this can all be blamed on the governments of america and israel as they are the basic 2 who are funding their terrorist proxie army force in Syria with things like this as their goal.
stellarknight

United States

#3 Jun 8, 2012
Despite the massive scale of this alleged massacre, the international media’s case – and verdict, for what appears to be yet another tragic event in Syria, is wholy based on the reports of two “activists”, Asem Abu Mohammed and Mousab al-Hamadi. Villagers were apparently ‘hacked to death with knives by unknown militiamen’. Like the Houla Massacre before, these same reports of death squads do not translate very well at all as the work of the Syrian government.

To make matters worse, other confirmed reports from sources inside Syria cited by veteran investigative journalist Webster Tarpley, have testified that the ‘freshly massacred’ victims’ bodies were in a state of advanced decay – and planted at the scene to give the appearance of a massacre event.

The White House wasted no time in trying to leverage the Houla Massacre to pressure UN Security Council members and other allies to enact tougher sanctions against Syria – even though there is no evidence available to even suggest that the massacre was the work of the Assad government.

Hours after the story surfaced on the weekend of May 27th, Houla headlines read,“Massacre of the children as Syrian forces hit rebels”, giving hundreds of millions of readers and viewers to artificial impression that it was Syrian government forces who did the crime – and not western-backed terrorist groups.

The carefully crafted – and very fragile narrative which Washington and London are trying to hold together is along the lines of:

“The Assad regime continuing to wage war on the Syrian people.”

The western powers and their Gulf affiliates have been backing terrorist guerrilla proxy fighters, as well as running arms that are admittedly for going into the hands of western-backed al-Qaida groups there, but still have yet to succeed in toppling the Assad regime and installing a favored puppet leader.

If the corporate media have actually covered events in and around Syria over the last year as they claim to have done, one would think that they would have taken a keen interest in the fact that Washington and London have been openly coordinating the procurement of arms and logistical support for al-Qaida groups and many other rag-tag militias comprised mainly of foreign fighters, who are in turn backed by Qatar and Saudi Arabia in what amounts to a multi-pronged proxy war being waged on the Syrian people from the control rooms in intelligence hubs like Langley, VA and Bath, England.
reality is always best

Covington, VA

#4 Jun 8, 2012
stellarknight wrote:
Despite the massive scale of this alleged massacre, the international media’s case – and verdict, for what appears to be yet another tragic event in Syria, is wholy based on the reports of two “activists”, Asem Abu Mohammed and Mousab al-Hamadi. Villagers were apparently ‘hacked to death with knives by unknown militiamen’. Like the Houla Massacre before, these same reports of death squads do not translate very well at all as the work of the Syrian government.
To make matters worse, other confirmed reports from sources inside Syria cited by veteran investigative journalist Webster Tarpley, have testified that the ‘freshly massacred’ victims’ bodies were in a state of advanced decay – and planted at the scene to give the appearance of a massacre event.
The White House wasted no time in trying to leverage the Houla Massacre to pressure UN Security Council members and other allies to enact tougher sanctions against Syria – even though there is no evidence available to even suggest that the massacre was the work of the Assad government.
Hours after the story surfaced on the weekend of May 27th, Houla headlines read,“Massacre of the children as Syrian forces hit rebels”, giving hundreds of millions of readers and viewers to artificial impression that it was Syrian government forces who did the crime – and not western-backed terrorist groups.
The carefully crafted – and very fragile narrative which Washington and London are trying to hold together is along the lines of:
“The Assad regime continuing to wage war on the Syrian people.”
The western powers and their Gulf affiliates have been backing terrorist guerrilla proxy fighters, as well as running arms that are admittedly for going into the hands of western-backed al-Qaida groups there, but still have yet to succeed in toppling the Assad regime and installing a favored puppet leader.
If the corporate media have actually covered events in and around Syria over the last year as they claim to have done, one would think that they would have taken a keen interest in the fact that Washington and London have been openly coordinating the procurement of arms and logistical support for al-Qaida groups and many other rag-tag militias comprised mainly of foreign fighters, who are in turn backed by Qatar and Saudi Arabia in what amounts to a multi-pronged proxy war being waged on the Syrian people from the control rooms in intelligence hubs like Langley, VA and Bath, England.
Very good and honest comment!!

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