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Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Fresh Attacks on Houla - Updated May 31st

This page contains images some people may finding upsetting.

MAY 31ST UPDATE - Lots of new videos added at the bottom of this post.

2ND UPDATE - Three new videos added to the bottom of this post.

UPDATED - New videos at the bottom of this post.

Following a visit by the UN and ICRC to Houla today there's been reports of fresh shelling and more dead and injured in Houla.  It's difficult not to see this as the Assad regime thumbing their nose at the international community after their condemnation of the Houla Massacre.  Here's some of the videos posted online following the events of today:

May 30th 2012 – Crops burning in Houla, allegedly set on fire by Assad's forces

May 30th 2012 – A abandoned Assad checkpoint in Houla

May 30th 2012 – Alex Thomson of Channel 4 News (UK) interviewing Houla citizens

May 30th 2012 – More filming by Alex Thomson of Channel 4 News

May 30th 2012 – Injuries from today's shelling of Houla

May 30th 2012 – More injuries from today's shelling

May 30th 2012 – More injuries from today's shelling

May 30th 2012 – The sounds of gunfire and shelling at night in Houla

May 30th 2012 – GRAPHIC – Partly decapitated victim of shelling Houla

May 30th 2012 – More wounded from today's shelling

May 30th 2012 – GRAPHIC – A Houla citizen killed in shelling


May 30th 2012 – GRAPHIC – The remains of the head of someone killed in today's shelling

UPDATE - New videos

May 30th 2012 – UN observers being shown the site of a mass killing in Houla

May 30th 2012 – UN observers being shown another site of a mass killing

May 30th 2012 – Another mass killing site shown to UN observers

May 30th 2012 – An armoured vehicle firing at Houla

May 30th 2012 – More footage of armoured vehicles firing at Houla

May 30th 2012 – Houla being hit by tanks

UPDATE 2 - Three new videos

May 30th 2012 – A tiny child, survivor of the Houla Massacre

May 30th 2012 – UN observers visit another massacre site

May 30th 2012 – A 5th video from the UN observer visiting the scene of mass killing in Houla

UPDATE 3 - One new video

May 30th 2012 – A doctor explains the injuries received by one of the victims of today's shelling

MAY 31ST UPDATE

May 31st 2012 – GRAPHIC – The badly damaged body of another of victim in Houla

May 31st 2012 – Damage caused by artillery strikes on Houla

May 31st 2012 – A wounded Houla resident in need of urgent medical assistance

May 31st 2012 – The funeral of Muhammad and Ahmed Salama



May 31st 2012 – A huge funeral procession from Muhammed and Ahmed Salama

May 30th 2012 – A child survivor of the Houla Massacre talking to a UN observer

May 31st 2012 – A boy who appears to have been shot through the chest bleeding to death

May 30th 2012 – More wounded from today's shelling

May 30th 2012 – Damage to a mosque caused by shelling

May 30th 2012 – A tour of damage caused by shelling


The following channels are posting videos from Houla:
hassan699721
FreedomAlhoula
nontherful
samerd3


You can contact the author on Twitter @brown_moses or by email at brownmoses@gmail.com

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