(Original post by Kya)
I'm Lebanese, Sunni, hear me out.
I don't have Internet at the mo so I cannot fully contribute to this but I will try my best over my mobile.
This whole saga dates back far longer than just Bashar Al Assad, his father Hafez Al Assad was just as bad.
There has always been a large percentage of Syrians who hated Assads tyrant regime. A lot of them emigrated to Sunni-friendly places like Tripoli, Lebanon. Sayda, Lebanon and others also emigrated to Jordan. Reason being is because Sunnis - who are the majority of Syrians - always have been treated like utter dog poop. It is permitted in the Alawi/Shia
religion that "the killing of Sunnnis is halal" since they are the supposed special ones.
The Assad regime(s) always have been mass murdering tyrant ones since day 1. 40,000 massacred in Hama for example. Thousands of Lebanese people were killed for no reason during the Syrian occupation of Lebanon. Tens of thousands of Lebanese people are trapped in Syrian jails as we speak.
Syria, Iran & Hezbollah all come from the same toilet America & Israel do.
Assad always goes on and on about how Syria are anti-Israeli. Well, when was the last time a Syrian bullet was fired at Israel & when was the last time a Syrian bullet was aimed at Syrians & Lebanese people?
Let's not forget Hafez sold the Golan Heights to Israel.
If America really wanted Assad to step down then they would've done something about him ages ago. Saddam, Mubarak & Gaddafi went under the "American" treatment, enjoyed it and after they were no longer needed, they were taken care of.
Syria is a massive obstacle in the middle east, why do something about Assad when he's demolishing it for them?
I really want to go into more detail but I can't over the mobile. Point is, I know tons of Syrians who hate Assads guts out. The only ones who like him are the Alawites & a minority of Christians. Then you get the majority who strongly dislike him but can't speak out because THIS would happen to them.
Whenever I talk to my Syrian mates whether it's Internet/fb or over the phone we can't mention anything about Assad because it's all recorded and they will get in trouble.
The fact that if u are found with a copy of COD4 in Syria you go to jail sums it all up really..
The Lebanese lived through years of being tortured by Assads rad3 army... all animals who used to fire their guns at us for fun.
The regime needs to be taken down otherwise Syria will crumble.
Syria crumbling will strongly affect countries like Lebanon.
A week ago there was over 2 weeks of street fighting between Sunni fighters and Syrian Alawi fighters in northern Lebanon. The man hates Sunnis, Wcyd?
There are also many videos on YouTube interviewing Syrian Alawites who repeatedly say they worship "Assad before Allah". That should sum them up...
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