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Port Said Massacre 6
Cairo, Egypt
By jonathanrashad
18 Jun 2013

"I miss your smile," said the mother of slain football fan Mohamad Gamal, popularly known as 'Jimmy' among his peers. Jimmy died at the age of 15, and was a member of Ultras Ahlawy and one of the youngest victims in the stadium massacre.

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Port Said Massacre 13
Port Said, Egypt
By jonathanrashad
06 May 2013

Graffiti showing one of the 21 defendants sentenced to death for their alleged role in the massacre in Port Said. Many of them are believed to have been randomly arrested.

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Port Said Massacre
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Editor
06 May 2013

Tears in the eyes, rocks on the ground, and blood on the pavements - as injustice prevails.

On the 1st of February 2012, Port Said stadium witnessed the biggest catastrophe in Egypt's recent history, in a match between Cairo's al-Ahly club and Port Said's al-Masry club. Under the auspices of the police, 72 football fans from al-Ahly's biggest fanclub 'Ultras Ahlawi' were slaughtered in the stadium that day by paid thugs and football fans from Port Said city.

Contrary to protocol, police did not search al-Masry fans, who wielded knives, swords, stones, and fireworks. As clashes broke out towards the end of the match, police forces did not intervene. Instead, they withdrew from the stadium, welded the doors, and turned off the stadium lights. In the meantime, Ultras Ahlawy were being chased, stabbed, choked, and thrown off grandstands.

"It was a nightmare. I had to cover myself with my friend's blood to escape the thugs who were chasing me," said Ahmad Sabry, who witnessed the death of his childhood friend.

Most of the fans killed in the stadium were between the age of thirteen and twenty. The massacre took place within a twenty-minute frenzy.

This massacre happened against the backdrop of an ongoing vendetta between the police and Ultras Ahlawy, that has manifested itself in repeated clashes since the group's inception in 2007. Many believe that the police orchestrated this massacre to retaliate for the humiliation suffered a the hands of the Ultras, who fiercly fought off the police during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

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Port Said Massacre 4
Cairo, Egypt
By jonathanrashad
05 May 2013

A mural in Cairo, reflecting resentment against police brutality amongst football fans.

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Scud missile Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By toininou
19 Feb 2013

A scud missile hit the neighborhood of Djebel Badro in Aleppo this night. More than thirty people were killed. On these pictures syrian people are looking for bodies after the massacre.

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Scud hit Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By toininou
19 Feb 2013

A scud missile hit the neighborhood of Djebel Badro in Aleppo this night. More than thirty people were killed. On these pictures syrian people are looking for bodies after the massacre.

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Scud missile Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By toininou
19 Feb 2013

A scud missile hit the neighborhood of Djebel Badro in Aleppo this night. More than thirty people were killed. On these pictures syrian people are looking for bodies after the massacre.

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Ultras protest in Tahrir for justice
Cairo
By elking.ecw
18 Jan 2013

Hardcore football fans (known as Ultras) of Ahly football club marched on Friday 18th January to call for justice for their fallen comrades who were killed in a post-match riot with the host fans of Al Masry club. More than 70 supporter were killed with many accusations pointed at police for either being involved or not preventing the riot. The protest which was attended by thousands comes a week before the verdict is issued against the ones accused in the riots.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
13 Dec 2012

A statue stands of survivor Ni Cuiping, who suffered a gunshot wound to her shoulder as a child when she barely escaped Japanese soliders who entered her home. On that day in 1937, seven of her family members were murdered. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
13 Dec 2012

Names of victims are carved into a long wall bordering the outdoor section of the museum grounds. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
13 Dec 2012

Chinese military troops rehearse their ceremonial procession. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Visitors walk through the Meditation Hall to reflect on history and mourn the victims. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Chinese military troops rehearse their ceremonial procession. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Chinese military troops rehearse their ceremonial procession. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

A man throws a coin at a pond at the Peace Stage. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Students gather at the museum's Peace Stage. Thousands gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

A candlelight ceremony is held at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

A candlelight ceremony is held at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Thousands gather at the the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 'Rape of Nanjing', of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Military, navy, and police officers join thousands at
the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 'Rape of Nanjing', of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

Doves are released as thousands gather at the the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 'Rape of Nanjing'. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massa...
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
12 Dec 2012

A man views the vast wall of files in the museum, each for a victim of the Nanjing Massacre. Chinese gather at the Memorial Hall in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On December 13, 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Hundreds of testimonies, diaries, photographs and film reels depict mass executions and brutal cases of torture and rape. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy. As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations, even after 75 years have past.

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75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NANJING MASSA...
Nanjing, China
By Editor's Picks
12 Dec 2012

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army invaded China, occupying Nanjing, China's former capital city. Over the course of six weeks, the Japanese murdered over 300,ooo Chinese citizens, and were accused of raping more than 20,000 women. The museum in Nanjing holds thousands of mementos and films of the victims of the atrocity. To this day, Japan has not issued an apology for the crimes of the Imperial Army.

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75th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre
Nanjing, China
By Mais Istanbuli
12 Dec 2012

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army invaded China, occupying Nanjing, China's former capital city. Over the course of six weeks, the Japanese murdered over 300,ooo Chinese citizens, and were accused of raping more than 20,000 women. The museum in Nanjing holds thousands of mementos and films of the victims of the atrocity. To this day, Japan has not issued an apology for the crimes of the Imperial Army.

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Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall
Nanjing, China
By amandamustard
30 Nov 2012

A man listens to the testimony of a survivor through telephones at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall. Behind him, a vast wall of files are kept, each for a victim of the massacre. Thousands gather annually at the museum in Nanjing to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, of which fewer than 200 survivors currently remain. On 13 December 1937, Japanese troops began the occupation of the then capital of China. According to the 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials, over 300,000 Chinese were killed and at least 20,000 were raped over the course of six weeks. Despite evidence, some Japanese officials have disputed the massacre’s legitimacy (or sometimes existence). As a formal apology has yet to be made, this disparity remains to be an underlying resentment in Sino-Japanese relations.

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First anniversary of the massacre of ...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
10 Oct 2012

On the first anniversary of the Maspero massacre, the relatives of the dead, who were either shot or crushed to death by army Armored Personnel Carriers, are still waiting for justice after a year of legal proceedings stemming from two cases, one of which witnessed victims’ lawyers withdraw from the case and the other which saw protesters being put on trial.

Not one soldier has been charged over the killing of the 12 protesters shot during the violence. Several civilians, including protestors, bystanders and one activist, were charged with the killings. The trial was widely regarded as a farce, and all were eventually exonerated.

Gunfire was audible as soon as the march reached the Maspero building. Even as protesters were fleeing batons, bullets and marauding army APCs that crushed 15 people to death, the media was reporting that “Coptic protesters” were attacking Egypt’s armed forces and had killed soldiers.
Gangs of civilians took to the streets surrounding Maspero and detained anyone they suspected of being Christian.

A total of 33 people were arrested on the night of 9 October and the early hours of 10 October. Of these, two were Muslim: a young person with mental disabilities and a man in his 60s.

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Swiss FM Meets with Lebanese Official...
Baabda Presidential Palace, Baabda, Lebanon
By U.S. Editor
27 Jul 2012

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman met on Friday, July 27, with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter at the Baabda Presidential Palace where they held talks over bilateral relations between the two countries and the latest developments regarding the situation in the Middle East.

Burkhalter voiced his country’s support for Lebanon and Suleiman’s efforts to maintain stability and prevent regional events, especially Syrian ones, from negatively affecting Lebanon.

Both Suleiman and Burkhalter said it was important for democratic change to be achieved away from violence.

On the other hand, Swiss FM Didier Burkhalter met with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri where the Syrian issue was the focus of their meeting.

Burkhalter stressed his country’s support for the political solution in Syria as the only way to end the ongoing massacre.

SOUNDBITE 1 (English) - Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter:
“The situation in Syria, Switzerland has always said that only a political solution is important to find a way without a lot of suffering. A lot of suffering has existed in the last month and two days and one more day with suffering. We want to say very clearly that a peaceful political solution must be inclusive.” Burkhalter hailed Suleiman’s call for dialogue among the Lebanese leadership and different political groups.

Furthermore Burkhalter met with his Lebanese counterpart Adnan Mansour where they discussed common issues between the two countries.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: July 27, 2012
Shooting Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Publishing Time: July 27, 2012
Length: 0:01:58
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Language: Arabic
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SHOTLIST:
1. Various shots of Lebanese President Michel Suleiman meeting with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter
2. Various shots of the meeting and the attendees
3. Various shots of Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri meeting with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter
4. Various shots of the meeting
5. Various shots of Burkhalter speaking during a press conference after meeting with Lebanese senior officials
6. SOUNDBITE 1 (English) - Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter:
“The situation in Syria, Switzerland has always said that only a political solution is important to find a way without a lot of suffering. A lot of suffering had been existed in the last month and two days and one more day with suffering. We want to say very clearly that a peace political solution must be inclusive.” 7. Various shots of Burkhalter meeting with Lebanese FM Adnan Mansour
8. Various shots of the meeting

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Syrian Crisis the Focus of Arab Parli...
Cairo, Egypt
By Video Cairo Sat
21 Mar 2012

Cairo, Egypt | March 21, 2012

Arab Parliament decided on its opening session of the first round held on Wednesday, March 21, at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo to support the international and regional efforts to end the ongoing violence in Syria.
Arab Parliament Speaker Ali Salem al-Diqbasi condemned the ongoing massacre of the Syrian regime against the civilians, stressing the importance of the Arab countries to deal more seriously and strictly with the Syrian crisis, noting that Arab countries must cut off any diplomatic ties with Syria.
SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Ali Salem al-Diqbasi, Arab Parliament Speaker:
"We support all relative international and regional efforts to provide all requirements of a political solution through opening a national dialogue that achieves to the Syrian people their right of change, democracy and a desirable regime. Third, we condemn the excessive bloody violence against Syrian cities and towns, rejecting bombing cities and endangering the lives of civilians. Fourth, we call for the protection of the Syrian people and maintaining their right of self-defense in the face of the killing and destruction machine, in a way preserving the sovereignty, independence and unity of the Syrian people." Al-Diqbasi demanded the Arab countries to reconsider its relations with Russia over its support for the Syrian regime and called for a national dialogue in favor of the Syrian people.
Representative of the Egyptian Parliament, dominated by Islamists, noted a change in the positions of both Russia and China concerning the Syrian issue, calling for an Arab- Iranian dialogue in an attempt to change the Iranian position as well.
For his part, Jordanian MP Mustafa Shneikat criticized the United States and the Arab countries calling for military interference in Syria and for arming the Syrian opposition.
SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Essam al-Erian, Deputy Arab Parliament Speaker, Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader:
"There is change in the Russian and the Chinese positions. If we approve the resolution of the parliament's political affairs and national security committee demanding Arab-Iranian dialogue, we hope we change the Iranian position too in favor of the Syrian people. We now hear from Russian and Chinese sources that they do not support anyone and that they support the right of the Syrian people."
SOUNDBITE 3 (Arabic) – Mustafa Shneikat, Jordanian MP:
"We support both parties in Syria: the Syrian land and the Syrian people. However, what has been going on lately is a threat to the Syrian people. US Secretary of State urges the opposition not to drop weapons. Moreover, there are Arab countries calling for arming the Syrian opposition. How come we provide weapons to the Syrian opposition? It means more killing of Syrians." Egyptian Islamist MP Essam al-Erian replaced Egypt's former deputy foreign minister Mustafa al-Fiki as Deputy Arab Parliament Speaker, winning one of the two deputy seats with 48 out of 63 votes.
The decision was announced during today’s session of the first round of this year's Arab Parliament meetings.
The Arab parliament is an advisory committee of the Arab League composed of representatives of all the League member states.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: March 21, 2012
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: March 21, 2012
Length: 0:02:59
Video Size: 148 MB
Language: Arabic
Column:
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Camera: VCS

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1- Wide external shot of the Arab League
2- Tilt down shot of flags of the Arab countries
3- Various shots of the first session of the meeting of the Arab Parliament
4- Various shots of the Arab parliamentarians during the meeting
5- SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Ali Salem al-Diqbasi, Arab Parliament Speaker:
"We support all relative international and regional efforts to provide all requirements of a political solution through opening a national dialogue that achieves to the Syrian people their right of change, democracy and a desirable regime. Third, we condemn the excessive bloody violence against Syrian cities and towns, rejecting bombing cities and endangering the lives of civilians. Fourth, we call for the protection of the Syrian people and maintaining their right of self-defense in the face of the killing and destruction machine, in a way preserving the sovereignty, independence and unity of the Syrian people." 6- Various shots of Arab parliamentarians during the meeting
7- SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Essam al-Erian, Deputy Arab Parliament Speaker, Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader:
"There is change in the Russian and the Chinese positions. If we approve the resolution of the parliament's political affairs and national security committee demanding Arab-Iranian dialogue, we hope we change the Iranian position too in favor of the Syrian people. We now hear from Russian and Chinese sources that they do not support anyone and that they support the right of the Syrian people."
8- SOUNDBITE 3 (Arabic) – Mustafa Shneikat, Jordanian MP:
"We support both parties in Syria: the Syrian land and the Syrian people. However, what has been going on lately is a threat to the Syrian people. US Secretary of State urges the opposition not to drop weapons. Moreover, there are Arab countries calling for arming the Syrian opposition. How come we provide weapons to the Syrian opposition? It means more killing of Syrians." 9- Various shots of the meeting
10- Wide external shot of the Arab League headquarters

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Syrian Community in Egypt Commemorate...
Cairo, Egypt
By Video Cairo Sat
16 Mar 2012

Cairo, Egypt | March 16, 2012

Members of the Syrian community in Egypt along with Syrian activists including some Egyptian activists gathered at the Syrian tent in Tahrir Square on Friday, March 16, commemorating the first anniversary of the ongoing revolt against the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Protestors condemned al-Assad's regime and its ongoing violent crackdown on civilians and protestors, chanting statements against al-Assad, demanding his execution and reaffirming that the Syrian revolution will win at the end.
SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) Syrian protestor:
"We are here to commemorate the anniversary of passing one year of the Syrian revolution to show all the world that the Syrian people spent a year on the violence crackdown of al-Assad' regime gang which controls the regime from all sides of the country."
SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) - Syrian protestor:
"We just want to say to Bashar al-Assad that the Syrian Free Army is being armed. The free army will destroy you! Bashar. There won't be anything called Bashar, they will destroy your future very soon. Soon you will face a terrible death as well as everyone who participated in killing the protestors." Protestors are urging the international community to come together to take military action to end al-Assad' regime massacre against the Syrian people and to save the Syrian people.
Protestors held the commemoration ceremony of the Syrian revolution at the Syrian revolution tent, which established by Syrian activists in Cairo outside the headquarters of the Arab League to highlight the massacre of the Syrian regime of Bashar against the Syrian protestors and to serve as a reminder to the organization of the Syrians' tragedy and to do more to stop the necessity the killing machine operated by President Bashar Al Assad against the Syrians.
The Syrian uprising is close to becoming the Arab Spring’s bloodiest and longest revolt, as the death toll has reached more than 8,000 dead, according to the United Nations.

SHOTLIST:
1- Wide external shot of the large Syrian tent outside the headquarters of the AL downtown Tahrir Square
2- Wide shot of Syrians inside the tent shouting statements against Bashar al-Assad
3- Medium shot of boxes written on it " Freedom Campaign to support the Syrian revolution and with posters of victims of the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad
4- Various shots of Syrians protesting inside the tent, shouting statements against al-Assad
5- Wide shot of Syrians shouting the Syrians want " al-Assad' execution"
6- SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) Syrian protestor:
"We are here to commemorate the anniversary of passing one year of the Syrian revolution to show all the world that the Syrian people spent a year on the violence crackdown of al-Assad' regime gang which controls the regime from all sides of the country."
7- SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic)- Syrian protestor:
"We just want to say to Bashar al-Assad that the Syrian Free Army is being armed. The free army will destroy you! Bashar. There won't be anything called Bashar, they will destroy your future very soon. Soon you will face a terrible death and any other one participated in killing the protestors." 8- Pan left shot of posters of protestors and posters condemning Bashar al-Assad
9- Medium shot of poster of Syrian protestor, holding murdered child, victim of the Syrian regime , written on it " Be patient free Syrians"
10- Various shots of Syrian protestors and young Syrian boys shouting statements against Bashar al-Assad
11- Various shots of protestors inside the tent, chanting against Bashar al-Assad

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Raw Footage of Chants at Cairo Candle...
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
14 Oct 2011

October 13, 2011 - A broad spectrum of Egyptian people joined in Talaat Harb square for a candlelight vigil to remember the scores who died violently last Sunday. Anger was focused on Tantawi, Egypt's Minister of Defense and head of the Military Council that currently rules Egypt. Written signs and chants testified that the Egyptian struggles are social, political, and collective, but not sectarian.

00:00-00:05: "The people say: Down with the Minister of Defense [Tantawi]"

00:05-00:30: "Every Egyptian citizen, Listen: Raise your victory flags, the revolution is alive."

00:55-01:14: "Tantawi is worthless [we know who killed Egyptians last week]. Hosni Mubarak is worthless and Gamal Mubarak is worthless. Alaa' Mubarak is worthless."

01:18-01:38: "Tantawi is just like the dog Habib [Habib Al Adly, former minister of the interior, who was famous for torture]. Listen people, Tantawi is just like Mubarak."

01:38-01:50: "People: Come join us. Freedom is for you and for all of us."

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Christians and Muslims Join in Solida...
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
13 Oct 2011

October 13, 2011 - A broad spectrum of Egyptian people joined in Talaat Harb square for a candlelight vigil to remember the scores who died violently last Sunday. Written signs and chants testified that the Egyptian struggles are social, political, and collective, but not sectarian.

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Symbol of Solidarity at Candlelight V...
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
13 Oct 2011

A man holds a copy of the Qur'an in one hand and a poster in the other hand that says, "The Martyr Mina Daniel" above, and "Down with Military Rule" below. Mina Daniel is one of the Coptic Christians who lost their lives during the violence that erupted between protesters and the Egyptian Military on October 9, 2011.

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Christians and Muslims Join in Solida...
Talaat Harb Square, Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
13 Oct 2011

October 13, 2011 - A broad spectrum of Egyptian people joined in Talaat Harb square for a candlelight vigil to remember the scores who died violently last Sunday. Written signs and chants testified that the Egyptian struggles are social, political, and collective, but not sectarian.

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Coptic Demonstration After Funeral II
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
12 Oct 2011

Following a funeral for victims of the October 9th violence in Cairo, Coptic mourners demonstrate. From 00:00 -- 00:10 the chant is: "The people say: Down with the Defense Minister." From 00:20 -- 00:35 they say, referring to the dead, "either we bring them justice, or we die like them."

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Coptic Demonstration After Funeral
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
12 Oct 2011

Following a funeral for victims of the October 9th violence in Cairo, Coptic mourners demonstrate in front of their Cathedral. From 00:00 -- 00:20 the chant is: "The people say: Down with the Defense Minister!" The Defense Minister is the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which assumed power on February 11th, 2011.

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War Scars (19 of 23)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
By giulianocamarda
07 Feb 2011

The remains of a building on one of the hills surrounding Sarajevo.