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Passionate about freedom, democracy, human rights and the preservation of our wildlife. Reporting on (and mapping out) wars, uprisings and conservation
Sep 14, 2018 24 tweets 22 min read
Once again protests against the #Assad regime have erupted all over rebel-held #Idlib and nortern #Aleppo.

Syrians in the town of #Kafranbel sing "we want freedom!" #Syria: anti-#Assad protest in the village of al-Ibizmu in western #Aleppo
Sep 10, 2018 27 tweets 10 min read
OK Nederland. Laten we het hebben over Jabhat al-Shamiya, de Syrische rebellengroep die in het verleden gesteunt is door het kabinet en nu world omschreven als "terroristisch"

Als iemand die de beweging al vanaf het begin volgt kajbik vertellen wat JaS wel is en wat niet Is Jabhat al-Shamiya een militante rebellengroep die zich schuldig heeft gemaakt aan martelpraktijken, corruptie, wapensmokkel, afpersing, willekeurige beschietingen van burgerdoelen en de ethnische zuivering van Koerden in Afrin - JA
Apr 22, 2018 24 tweets 21 min read
This is #Armenia 🇦🇲 this afternoon. Thousands of people fill the streets to protest the government #Armenia's repressive police busy at work in #Yerevan today,
Apr 9, 2018 14 tweets 12 min read
BREAKING: multiple sources from #Lebanon are reporting loud sounds of fighter jets flying low over the country in the middle of the night. Possibly going to #Syria for a military strike Reports of unidentified fighters flying low over #Lebanon being reported all over.

Something is definitely happening (in #Syria?) tonight
Mar 29, 2018 29 tweets 23 min read
#Iran: several thousand people gathered o the central market in the Arab city of #Ahwaz to protest against the Iranian regime and what they describe as "discriminating policies against the Arab people" #Iran: the situation later turned violent after Iranian police tried to break up the Arab protest in #Ahwaz, using tear gas and rubber bullets on the people.

The protests are a response to insults being made towards the Arab people on Iranian TV
Feb 24, 2018 6 tweets 9 min read
#Syria: for over two years the people of Maarat al-Numan have protested continuously against Jabhat al-Nusra (& synonyms #JFS, #HTS).

Now the city together with the whole Jabal al-Zawiya region of #Idlib are freed of jihadists, thanks to local #FSA & #JTS #Syria: as #JTS and #FSA forces are also advancing around Atarib (W #Aleppo) and Maarrat al-Misrin #HTS is at risk of being split into two separate pockets. One east of the M5 highway and the other in the region between #Idlib city and the #Turkey border