Opposition Activists in Syria Appeals for Help With Dramatic Video of Children

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Opposition activists in Syria have made a dramatic re-enactment of the violent death of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, in a stunt designed to draw the world’s attention back to atrocities being committed by the regime of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president. During a protest in the town of Douma, near Damascus, children dressed in orange jumpsuits stood huddled together inside a metal cage. A flaming torch burned nearby. The image was designed to recall a video released by the Islamic State terrorist group showing them placing captured First Lieutenant Kasasbeh, the 26-year-old Jordanian air force pilot, in a cage and burning him alive.

Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/syrian-opposition-appeals-for-help-with-dramatic-video/2654162.html

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