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A requiem for Syria
December 12, 2012 8:55 PM   Subscribe

The Land of Topless Minarets and Headless Little Girls: A Requiem for Syria. [Via]
posted by homunculus (6 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Unfortunately, it looks like the site is paywalled. -- taz

Previously: Life and death in Aleppo, Syria.
posted by homunculus at 8:56 PM on December 12, 2012

I can't stand the devastation. Please don't tear Damask apart too.
posted by Burhanistan at 8:59 PM on December 12, 2012 [1 favorite]

Aleppo's winter of discontent: As the conflict in Syria enters a second winter, the BBC's Ian Pannell reports from the Syrian city of Aleppo on the struggle for survival of ordinary people.
posted by homunculus at 9:01 PM on December 12, 2012 [2 favorites]

When I follow that link, it won't let me read the article, insisting that I log in to continue. Has anyone got a copy that's not behind a wall?
posted by Harvey Kilobit at 12:54 AM on December 13, 2012 [4 favorites]

"But I don't tell them what I should, not out of kindness, but out of pity and because it scares me to admit how hardened I've become over the last 20 months: Don't you dare, even for one second, believe that your people and your cities are immune to what happened to my country, my friend. None of you are. "
posted by wuwei at 1:19 AM on December 13, 2012 [2 favorites]

That's some beautiful and heartbreaking writing. Thanks.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 3:50 AM on December 13, 2012 [1 favorite]

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