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150,000 Alawites killed in 6-year Syria war

DARAA, SYRIA - FEBRUARY 27: A man inspects debris of a building after aircraft belonging to Assad Regime forces carried out airstrikes in Daraa, Syria on February 27, 2017. ( Muhammed Yusuf - Anadolu Agency )

A prominent Syrian opponent revealed that nearly 150,000 Alawites have been killed in Syria during efforts to maintain President Bashar Al-Assad in power, well informed Russian sources revealed.

In a statement released to Italy’s AKI news agency on Monday, the sources said: “According to Russian sources, the number of victims of young Alawites in the war launched by the regime six years ago has reached nearly 150,000, meaning the elimination of a whole generation of this community that is supposed to be of a productive age.”

“This explains why he [Al-Assad] has increased the age of conscription and began recruiting female Alawites.”

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  • abu antar

    That is why Assad can not just walk away and give up presidency. Alawites are a minority linked to Assad (he is Alawi himself of course)and if and when he’s gone, they’ll be pay back in the form of genocide.

    • Stern Daler

      So the US and co support a planed genocide. According to You.

      • abu antar

        I’m giving my view to why Assad won’t step down willingly.

        • Stern Daler

          Yes. And in my view that is the yeast of Your words. Germany and other EU countries took up 600k+ Sunnites, mainly male draft dodgers. The prospect of genocide would send possibly another 2-3 million people.
          IMHO the US and their allies not only plan to destabilize the Assad regime but also the EU.

          p.s. The US and the UK only took token amounts of Syrian refugees and left the burden they created to others.

  • Vladislav Tajović

    Exactly, US and co support a planed genocide. Because Alawites are backed by Iran, enemy of US, Saudis and friend of Russia. On the other hand Saudis are friend of US, they are suni Muslims and they are backing suni moderate killers in Syria to kill all Alawites, shia Muslims, and all other who are backing Asad. If they do that, US will control that region and pull out Russians and Iranians, and Saudis would be able to construct oil pipe line up to Mediterian. It is that simple. Just you will not hear this on CNN.