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Flashpoint Funding: UK doubles Syria rebel cashflow

Posted By yihan On March 30, 2012 @ 8:55 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Russia Today [1]
Friday, March 30, 2012

The UK has announced it will allocate some £500,000 ($795,000) to supply non-military aid to the Syrian opposition. The Foreign Secretary says it will help the ‘hard-pressed’ opposition groups to register violations by the Assad government. RT’s Laura Smith says exactly what type of support and equipment the opposition will receive is yet to be determined. What is already known is that the aid package is likely to include secure telephones that the British Foreign Secretary hopes will be used to document the regime’s violence.

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[1] Russia Today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GFIFe2Xtps&list=UUpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg&index=4&feature=plcp

[2] Rebel army calls for air strikes on Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rebel-army-calls-for-air-strikes-on-syria.html

[3] Rebel Arms Flow Is Said to Benefit Jihadists in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rebel-arms-flow-is-said-to-benefit-jihadists-in-syria.html

[4] Syria: 60 Shia Muslims massacred in rebel ‘cleansing’ of Hatla: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-60-shia-muslims-massacred-in-rebel-%e2%80%98cleansing%e2%80%99-of-hatla.html

[5] NYT: “Nowhere in Rebel-Controlled Syria is There a Secular Fighting Force to Speak Of”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nyt-nowhere-in-rebel-controlled-syria-is-there-a-secular-fighting-force-to-speak-of.html

[6] Syria’s rebel commander expected to visit United States: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrias-rebel-commander-expected-to-visit-united-states.html

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