BBC News | July 27, 2011
Syrian security forces have killed at least eight people in a raid on the town of Kanaker near the capital, Damascus, rights groups say.
Posted in Civilian Casualties, Government, Middle-East, Military, Night Raid, Police, Protesters, Syria, Targeted Death, Targeted Injury, tagged arrests, Bashar al-Assad, civilians wounded, demonstrators, human rights, Middle-East, night raid, Protesters, Ramadan, Syria, Syrian unrest on July 27, 2011 |
Posted in Body Count, Civilian Casualties, Crossfire Deaths, Crossfire Injuries, Displacement, Grenade, Gunfire, Iraq, Israel, Middle-East, Mortars, Night Raid, Police, Property Damage, Protesters, Rocket, Shelling, Syria, tagged Bashar al-Assad, civil war, Civilian Casualties, civilian deaths, Middle-East, paramilitary checkpoint, protests, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Syrian unrest, Targeted deaths on June 22, 2011 |
Der Speigel | Der Spiegel Staff | June 22, 2011
In the Syrian city of Ariha, the cherry trees are covered with deep red fruit. It is harvest time and the cherries are sweet, but no one comes to pick them. Two weeks ago, after the regime’s elite troops had transformed peaceful demonstrations in the nearby provincial capital Idlib into bloodbaths, two young men tried to save the cherry harvest. They loaded their small truck full of cherries and took off for the port city of Latakia in western Syria. They didn’t make it very far. A military patrol stopped the two men in front of a sugar refinery and shot them dead.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs | 31 May, 2011
This week, Israeli forces injured 13 Palestinians in weekly protests and during search‐and‐arrest operations throughout the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Also this week, 15 members of Israeli forces were injured by stones thrown by Palestinians. Thus far in 2011, 699 Palestinians and 47 Israeli soldiers and policemen were injured in conflict‐related incidents in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, a six per cent increase and 44 per cent decline, respectively, compared to the equivalent period of 2010. (more…)
Posted in Afghanistan, Civilian Casualties, Hostages, Insurgents, Middle-East, Police, Property Damage, tagged Afghanistan, civilians, extorsion, Insurgents, militants, Police, Taliban on January 20, 2011 |
Posted in Afghanistan, Car Bomb, Civilian Casualties, Crossfire Injuries, Government, Insurgents, Middle-East, Police, tagged Afghanistan, Bomb, Car Bomb, Civilian Casualties, civilians wounded, Government, Iraq on January 20, 2011 |
By Jonathon Burch
Twenty Afghan civilians, including 13 children, were killed by a roadside bomb in southeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, a senior official said, in the country’s deadliest insurgent attack in nearly six months. (more…)