Homs, Syria (PRWEB) April 21, 2012
Despite the agreement by Syrian authorities to comply with the presumed ceasefire, starting April 12th, Assad military forces keep up military attacks in several cities, especially in Homs, where As reported by, ibnlive.in.com, “In the rebel-held Khaldiyeh neighborhood in the central city of Homs, which has become the heart of the uprising, a mortar round was striking every five minutes, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. An amateur video posted online by activists showed thick black smoke billowing as shells fell in a residential area."
Syrian Expatriates urges the UN to Place more UN monitors inside the city of Homs.
SEO board member, Dr M Bakr Ghbeis, said” We are extremely anxious about the rapidly deteriorating situation in Homs and other cities across Syria. Activists inside Homs reported that, Assad military forces intensified the shelling on several areas in the old city. There is an alarming signs that, possible imminent massacre could be committed against our people in Homs. We Urge the UN monitors inside Syria, to relocate urgently to Homs, to closely monitor the situation inside, and to help in protecting the civilian people.”
SEO board member, Dr Anas AlKassem, said," The UN cease-fire has technically went into effect last week, however, it has been steadily unraveling. Seemingly, Assad military forces are in a mission to annihilate central city of Homs. We call for urgent access of UN monitors inside Homs. Additionally, there is serious humanitarian need in several areas inside Syria, We are hopeful that the UN monitors existence inside the cities, could facilitate our mission to provide medical and humanitarian reliefs to people in dire needs."
The Syrian Expatriates is a leading nonprofit organization of Syrian Americans and Syrian Canadians that reflects the diversity and talent of the Syrian nation. Its mission is to support the establishment of a free and democratic Syria. In addition, the Expatriates provides humanitarian relief to those in need and works towards the social, political and economic development of Syria.