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  •  Do you really believe that propaganda? (2+ / 0-)
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    Sydserious, skrekk
    100,000 or more Syrians murdered by their ruler.
    Even the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights gives a proper body count. (Keep in mind that SOHR only labels defectors from Syrian military as "rebels". Other opposition fighters are classed as "civilians".)
    Syria Death Toll: 100,000 Killed In War, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Says  

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been tracking the death toll through a network of activists in the country, said most of the 100,191 killed in the last 27 months were combatants.

    The regime losses were estimated at nearly 43,000, including pro-government militias and 169 fighters from the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group – a recent entrant in the conflict.

    The Observatory said 36,661 of the dead are civilians. Recorded deaths among the rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad reached more than 18,000, including 2,518 foreign fighters.

    Observatory director Rami Abdul-Rahman said he suspected that the toll actually was higher, since neither side has been totally forthcoming about its losses.

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