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Syria: “Moderate rebels” put women in cages to protect themselves from airstrikes (updated w/ video)


Al Masdar News reports:

In order to deter the Syrian and Russian Air Forces inside the East Ghouta (collection of farms) region of rural Damascus, the U.S. backed moderate rebels from “Jaysh Al-Islam” (Army of Islam) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have placed kidnapped Alawite women in cages to protect themselves from airstrikes.

The U.S. backed Syrian Opposition’s social media activists posted the photos of the six kidnapped Alawite women on Twitter, adding their extra commentary that included sectarian insults to degrade the helpless women and taunt the Syrian President Dr. Bashar Al-Assad.

This is not the first time that the U.S. backed moderate rebels have used the Syrian people as human shields in order to deter airstrikes; however, this blatant disregard for human life has contradicted their alleged ethos to protect the Syrian people and put an end to the government of Dr. Bashar Al-Assad.

Alawite-womenCages1The six women were not identified by the U.S. backed moderate rebels, but they were described by the aforementioned Islamists as Alawites, per their sectarian insults they directed towards the kidnapped civilians.

Last month, the U.S. backed moderate rebels posted pictures that displayed their fighters posing with the mutilated heads of deceased Syrian soldiers; these pictures were followed with multiple videos from the Islamists that contained death threats to the Alawite Muslims of Syria.


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  4. Ty Albany says

    The only news outlets that have reported this story are Alex Jones’ infowar, Russian-owned sputnik news, and off-guardian. I think I will look for news elsewhere.

  5. Animalaura says

    I question if these are actual Alawite women. Why?? Most Alawite women do not wear the conservative full head covering in public, or most times — no head covering at all. Therefore, I believe these Sunni women are being used (or paid) to be in the cages as a media ploy.

  6. Ghouta? Oh, but that is where the sarin attacks occurred! Now we kniw who used it, the same low moral thugs who use women as human shields.

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  9. Of course, duh … in their sectarian mind Assad/Putin won’t want to kill Alawite civilians. You don’t see them carting around Sunni civilians, who they say are the ones always targeted. But of course, now they could blow up these women and even claim them as Alawites for once just to prove that Assad/Putin don’t even care about Alawi, and they should rise up and join the rebellion. (was tried with blown-up Alawi prisoners in Aqrab in Dec. 2012 – blamed on Shabiha/Army/Air Force and used to encourage an “Alawite awakening”)

  10. This makes sense how in rebel mythology? Russia/Syria bombs clearly target houses, hospitals, markets, etc. – in rebel statements – just to kill civilians. Opp. lists show Russian bombs have killed like 5 rebels and 200 civilians. So … this is their way of finally getting bombed, or they admit the bombers do try to avoid civilians, or what?

  11. Reblogged this on wgrovedotnet and commented:

    Terrorists hiding behind women so they won’t get hurt? What heroes they are, such brave “men” (I use the term in it’s broadest meaning) to put women they have kidnapped in harms way so they won’t have to face their enemies. What Obama no doubt calls “protecting the Syrian people” and assumes that causing terror and slaughter by his own paid terrorists is somehow justifiable. I do hope Russia and the Syrian Allies wipe out IS/FSA and all the other “moderate” terrorists. Better still, give them free passage to the US and Saudi/Turkey Arab Spring terror regimes.

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