“Raqqa is Being Slaughtered in Silence”, a sign from Mersin
A sign in solidarity with Raqqa from Syrian refugees in Mersin, Turkey.
Source: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered in Silence
The city of Raqqa, which became a symbol of the liberation from the Assad regime, is now falling under another form of tyranny: that of groups linked to al-Qaeda like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). To take over the popular uprising that broke out in the country in March 2011, ISIS has resorted to spreading rumors, fear and terror, and rounding up and ruthlessly eliminating any form of opposition. The same tactics displayed by the Syrian regime for decades. However, resistance is also fierce. "Raqaa is being Slaughtered Silently" is but one of the campaigns aiming to challenge ISIS's narrative of the revolution, and its hold over the city.
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Occurrence Date: 2014-04-24
Online Availability Date: 2014-04-24
Location: مرسين - تركيا
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