Hama Massacre

Ashes of Hama: A Key Insight Into the Current Conflict

Tam Hussein | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

For several weeks in February 1982, Assad's forces crushed a revolt lead by a splinter group of the Muslim Brotherhood. In twenty one days the regime killed an estimated 40, 000 lives. Raphaёl Lefèvre's Ashes of Hama tries to understand its significance and suggests that the current uprising must be viewed through the prism of this massacre.

Back to the Future of Intervention With Syria

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

Richard Chew writes about the need for Western intervention in Syria and compares the current crisis to that of thirty years ago when the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood led a Sunni resistance to Hafez Al-Assad's minority Alawite regime.

'Time Is Running Out To End The Violence'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

The situation in Syria resembles Bosnia in the 1990s, Foreign Secretary William Hague said, warning that time was running out to stop the brutal viole...

Syria Crisis: Woman And Children Among Victims Of Deraa Attacks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK

Syrian army troops have killed at least 17 people in the southern town of Deraa, among them women and children, activists say. According to the Lo...

Burnt To The Ground: UN Observers Arrive At Syria 'Massacre' Site

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

UN observers have arrived in the village of al-Qubeir, the scene of an allegedly horrific massacre that left scores of civilians, including women and ...

'Full-Scale Civil War' In Syria Warns UN Leader

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

Syria is on the edge of full-scale civil war following the latest violence in the country, United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon warned. Spe...

'On The Edge': William Hague Warns Syria Will Descend Into Deeper Violence

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that Syria is "clearly on the edge" of a descent into deeper violence following the latest massacre in the ...

'If Nothing Changes The Future Will Be All Out Civil War'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

Kofi Annan has warned that if the situation in Syria does not change the future will be "all out civil war." Speaking to the UN assembly in New Yor...

UN Monitors Blocked From Syria 'Massacre' Sites

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

UN monitors in Syria are being shot at with small arms and blocked from entering villages in Hama province where a reported massacre of up to 100 civi...

Brutal And Sickening: Cameron Condemns Syria Massacre Reports

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned reports of a "brutal and sickening" massacre of civilians in Syria and called for "concerted action" from t...