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#Baba Amr

# baba-amr - Friday 29 March, 2013

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive

People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.

# baba-amr - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Aid team gains entry to struggling region of Homs in Syria

The food and emergency aid convoy has spent the past six days trying to secure entry to Baba Amr.

# baba-amr - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Patients 'tortured' by doctors in Syrian hospital

Chilling footage has emerged from Homs, showing patients tightly shackled to beds and bearing the marks of beatings.

# baba-amr - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria

Those suffering in the besieged neighbourhood in Homs have gone weeks without any humanitarian aid.

Syria releases bodies of Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik

The two journalists were killed in a rocket attack by Syrian security forces in Homs.

# baba-amr - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Syrian activists claim to have buried Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik in Homs

The two western journalists were killed in a rocket attack on the besieged neighbourhood of Homs last week.

Red Cross permitted entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

The ICRC says Syrian authorities have given it the green light to enter Baba Amr tomorrow.

# baba-amr - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Two journalists ‘safe’ after being smuggled out of Syria – report Syria This post contains videos

Two journalists ‘safe’ after being smuggled out of Syria – report

Conroy and French journalist Edith Bouvier were wounded in the same attack that killed colleagues Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.

# baba-amr - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Red Cross attempts to rescue Syrians and journalists trapped in Homs

Negotiations between aid agencies and the Syrian government come after just over two dozen people were evacuated from the besieged city yesterday.

# baba-amr - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues Syria This post contains videos

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues

The violence comes despite more assurances from president Bashar Assad to end the bombardment and start dialogue with rebel fighters.

# baba-amr - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Videos: What's happening in Homs? Syria This post contains videos

Videos: What's happening in Homs?

Hundreds have been reportedly killed since the artillery assault of the Syrian city began last week.