Find these on the Guardian, Mona Mahmood speak via skype:
”All sorts of weapons are being used to shell our districts: explosive barrels, mortars, rockets and helicopters. The situation here is so bad, Homs might fall to the Syrian army at any moment.
The army are taking street after street, progressing towards us little by little. We can’t defend ourselves any more.
There are 14 district from Karm al-Zeitun [in the south-east] to Bab Siba’a [south-east of the centre] under the control of the Syrian army.
For the last four days, they have been trying to get to Hamidiya [north-east of the centre] and if they continue to advance they will take Homs for sure. Three-quarters of Homs is already in the hands of the Syrian army now.
The FSA only have light weapons. They do not have the weapons to shoot tanks, and more weapons can’t get in because of the siege.
The Syrian army is using helicopters. Once they start to hover over the city all the rebels start to hide. The FSA around Homs are somehow lazy, they are not helping us.
We do not know why. Maybe they can’t reach us because of the checkpoints or the lack of weapons. FSA fighters might pull out of here at any moment. Then the Syrian army would get inside these districts which are full of people. There are more than 1,000 families who are under the siege with the FSA.
We are in a very painful and critical situation and no one is listening or helping. We are stuck here and can do nothing. If the Syrian army manages to break through they will start to detain people and massacre civilians. There are women and kids, they might be slaughtered by the Syrian army for hosting the FSA.
We have more than 20 martyrs and many wounded people. We have people with serious injuries. They need to be taken out of the city or they will die. There are members of FSA who are wounded. If the Syrian army gets inside they will kill them in their beds.
I used to live in Bab Siba’a district, [south-east of the centre] but my family and I left because of the heavy shooting. We now live in a house that belonged to a Christian family who fled Hamidiya district. Like many displaced families we have had to rely on food stored in Christian homes to survive.
The power and water has been cut for three months. We are living on rice and grains. There have been no supplies from outside and there is less and less in stores.
We rely on generators for power but there is an acute shortage of fuel. We get water from wells as tap water is cut most of the time. There is also a huge shortage of medical supplies. There are young men here who have limbs or an eye but there is no doctor to treat them. Doctors aren’t allowed in. We have only nurses. They do what they can.-end quote
Now its my words.
Soon, very soon, the world will be witness a full scale massacre in Homs, and the world will do nothing.
The will condemn, words, words, words, maybe strong words, but they will do nothing to help.
FUCK THE WORD COMMUNITY, FUCK RUSSIA, FUCK CHINA, FUCK IRAN.
Maybe Homs will fall, but the revolution continue and in the end the fascistregime Assad will fall.
”ash-sha’b yurid isqat an-nizzam-the people want the downfall of the regime