The Untold Story of the Siege of Two Syrian Shia Villages – and How the World Turned a Blind Eye – Robert Fisk

The Untold Story of the Siege of Two Syrian Shia Villages – and How the World Turned a Blind Eye – Robert Fisk
Russia Insider Daily Headlines

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This is the untold story of the three-and-a-half-year siege of two small Shia Muslim villages in northern Syria. Although their recapture by the Syrian army – and by Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Iraqi Shia militias – caught headlines for a few hours three weeks ago, the world paid no heed to the suffering of these people, their 1,000 “martyrs”, at least half of them civilians, and the 100 children who died of shellfire and starvation.

Original Article: http://russia-insider.com/en/untold-story-siege-two-syrian-shia-villages-and-how-world-turned-blind-eye/ri13005

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