Syria Massacre

'Massacre' Feared In Syrian Coastal Towns

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK

Thousands of Syrians have fled coastal towns, amid reports that roving pro-government gunmen were targeting people in the area, killing men, women and...

Do You Know Anyone Capable of War Crime? Psychologists Suggest a Surprising Answer

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

It's not just numbers killed which creates a psychological and moral conundrum, but the manner of the killing in many cases which appears utterly baffling, given these atrocities are being committed by what would be considered large numbers of otherwise psychologically normal individuals. Yet they go on to perform gross 'overkill'.

Syria: Red Cross Declare Civil War

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK

The Red Cross has declared the situation in Syria a civil war. "We are now talking about a non-international armed conflict in the country," ICRC s...

William Hague Pledges To Increase UN Efforts In Syria

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

William Hague pledged to redouble efforts to get UN security council action against Bashar Assad's regime today as he condemned the latest massacre in...

Syria Uprising: 'Up To 200 Killed In Homs, Taramseh Shelling' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A citizen journalism image taken on July 11 shows black smoke rises from buildings near a mosque from purported forces shelling in Homs, Syria WA...

'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...

'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...

Syrian Diplomats Expelled In Protest At Houla Massacre

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Britain has ordered Syria's charge d'affaires to leave the country within seven days as part of a co-ordinated global response to a massacre of 108 pe...

'Entire Families Executed In Their Homes'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Victims of a massacre in Houla, Syria, including children, were "summarily executed", the UN human rights body has said. Rupert Colville, spokesman...

Homs Activist: 'More Than One Rocket Every Minute'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

As the bombardment continues in Homs, one activist in the district of Baba Amr told the Huffington Post UK that he fears for his life. "I am not s...

Homs Activist: 'More Than One Rocket Every Minute'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

As the bombardment continues in Homs, one activist in the district of Baba Amr told The Huffington Post UK that he is "not safe at all". Omar, a 2...

Assad's Forces Launch Deadly Attacks On Syrian City of Homs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson/Paul Vale | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Government forces have launched a fresh attack on the Syrian city of Homs, killing 50 people, it has been reported. Sky News sources say 12 separa...