The Syrian Regime’s Massacres Call for Immediate Arab and International Action
Commenting on the Assad regime’s bloody crimes, a Syrian National Council (SNC) spokesperson stated:
“In light of the horrific massacres the brutal Assad regime is committing against unarmed civilians in Zawyiyeh mountain, Idlib, Homs, and several other areas in Syria, which have resulted in nearly 250 fallen heroes during a 48-hour period, the SNC calls for:
An emergency meeting of the Arab League to condemn the bloody massacres committed by the Assad regime and to cooperate with the United Nations in taking the necessary measures to protect Syrian civilians.
An emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the regime’s massacres in Zawyiyeh mountain, Idlib, and Homs, in particular; issue international condemnation thereof; declare the cities and towns being brutally attacked “safe zones” that enjoy international protection; and force the regime’s forces to withdraw from said areas.
A declaration that Zawiyeh mountain, Idlib, and Homs are disaster areas exposed to large-scale genocide and displacement operations by the Syrian regime’s militias; we urge the International Red Crescent and other relief organizations to intervene directly and provide urgent humanitarian assistance.”
The SNC reaffirms the responsibility of the Arab States and the International Community to protect Syrians from the oppression and crimes of the Syrian regime. The SNC stresses the need to take all necessary actions to stop the bloody campaign that is targeting more cities and towns through the regime’s militant expansion.