A day in the life of a UN observer in Syria

By The Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 14:00 EDT
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Special Envoy for Syria Kofi Annan (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meet in Washington, DC. UN monitors finally reached the site of a new massacre in Syria on their second attempt as Western powers pressed at the United Nations for sanctions against Damascus. (AFP Photo/Mark Wilson)
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A day in the life of a UN observer in Syria (via The Christian Science Monitor)

As soon as Gen. Robert Mood stepped out of his white SUV he was mobbed by hundreds of men, women, and children. The leader of the unarmed UN observer mission to Syria had come to the village of Muhassan, and the Sunni population was ready for him. They carried pictures of the “martyrs” killed here…

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