SITREP and Analysis on #Syria, with informed #naval perspective. From @Galrahn at ID:

SITREP and Analysis on #Syria, with informed #naval perspective. From @Galrahn at ID:

Activist Razan Zaitouneh, who runs the Violations Documentation Center in Syria, tells FP that her team sped to the Damascus suburb of Zamalka immediately after a chemical weapons attack was reported there on Aug. 21. The media staff of Zamalka's local coordination committee, which is responsible for filming videos in the area and uploading them to the world, also sped to the scene. According to Zaitouneh, all but one of them paid with their lives. "The chemical attacks, on the first day of the massacre, claimed the lives of many media activists in Zamalka coordination because they inhaled the chemical toxic gases," Murad Abu Bilal, the sole survivor, told Zaitouneh in an interview uploaded to -- what else -- YouTube. "[T]hey went out to shoot and collect information about the chemical attack, but none of them came back." The videos quickly removed any doubt for U.S. intel...

Full article: http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/08/syria-sit...

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stripes.com 26 Aug '13, 4am

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