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‘I saw rebels beheading men for religion’ – Syrian cleric

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iogH78kXccU&feature=player_embedded

Published on Aug 30, 2012 by 

RT talks to Mother Agnes Mariam, founder of monastery in Qara in Syria and witnessed what the people went through when the first sparks of trouble ignited the war.

Syrian Christians living in fear and insecurity

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

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The Melkite Greek-Catholic Carmelite was in Dublin to meet the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown on Sunday as well Bishop Noel Treanor in Belfast, and representatives of the Bishops Council for Justice and Peace.  She warned that the insurgents are targeting religious minorities and executing moderate Sunnis such as journalists, researchers, doctors and engineers in order to pressure their families and communities into supporting an Islamist state.

Mother Agnes Mariam warned that this campaign of violence is, “destroying the delicate religious and ethnic balance,” in Syria.  She appealed to the international community to stop supporting these violent militias, which she said are linked to al-Qaeda and other extremist groups, and are guilty of, “atrocities,” against innocent Syrian civilians.

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http://www.cinews.ie/article.php?artid=10648

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