Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Activist Post: French Bishop: Syrian Soldiers Face Foreign Fighters, Mercenaries, and Militants

Activist Post: French Bishop: Syrian Soldiers Face Foreign Fighters, Mercenaries, and Militants:
 "The enemies of Syria have enlisted some of the Muslim Brotherhood in order to destroy the brotherly relations that traditionally existed between Muslims and Christians."

Tony Cartalucci, Contributor
Activist Post

The US, NATO, Israeli, and Gulf State-backed "heroic" Free Syrian Army has been accused by Syria's Christian community and its foreign affiliates of waging a sectarian, not "pro-democratic" war on the Syrian people. French Bishop Philip Tournyol Clos stated, "the picture for us is utter desolation: the church of Mar Elian is half destroyed and that of Our Lady of Peace is still occupied by the rebels. Christian homes are severely damaged due to the fighting and completely emptied of their inhabitants, who fled without taking anything. The area of Hamidieh is still shelter to armed groups independent of each other, heavily armed and bankrolled by Qatar and Saudi Arabia. All Christians (138,000) have fled to Damascus and Lebanon, while others took refuge in the surrounding countryside..."