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Forum Post: Syria: Smuggling the Documents

Posted 4 months ago on April 8, 2014, 11:22 a.m. EST by shoozTroll (17632)
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"The first time Ahmed was shot at by Syrian government forces he was outside Aleppo, driving in a car loaded with bags of incriminating documents. He could hear the gunfire aimed in his direction, the rounds passing close by in the dense night fog.

Before the war, Ahmed led a comfortable life as a Syrian lawyer in Kuwait. Then he got caught up in the early excitement of revolution. He joined the rallies in the southern Syrian city of Daraa in spring of 2011, and watched as government security forces fired on unarmed protesters from rooftops. Demonstrators fell around him. The wounded were arrested, not taken to hospitals. He couldn’t return to his quiet life after that. "

http://www.vice.com/read/meet-the-investigators-who-risk-their-lives-to-take-incriminating-documents-out-of-syria

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[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 4 months ago

That's why these documents are so important.

Truth.

These people who run around here thinking they know what's going on a world away, when they don't understand what's on their own doorstep, crack me up.

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[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 4 months ago

Yep.

Oh, and can we have good judicial system......here?

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[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 4 months ago

Peace, without justice, never lasts.