For over than two weeks, the steadfast Baba Amro neighborhood in Homs has been under barbaric siege and shelling. Hundreds of its citizens are martyred. Children, women, and elderly are injured in addition to total destruction of dozens of buildings and the neighborhood’s infrastructure which d eprives the citizens from the most basic and simple life requirements.
In Baba Amro Neighborhood, there is no place to bury dozens of martyred individuals. There is no way of treating or medicating hundreds of wounded and sick people since the regime prevents any attempt that aims to get medical and humanitarian aid to the neighborhood.
People there are waiting for the inevitable fate.
With leaked information from several sources, the regime is intending to break into Baba Amro and destroy the neighborhood entirely, after the later has proved it’s legendary steadfastness. So we appeal to our brothers in all Syrian districts to continue the revolution escalation march with all available means in order to exert pressure on this criminal regime. We also uphold the historical responsibility of both the Arab and International communities, as we ask them to do the maximum effort they can to establish humanitarian corridors for this neighborhood and other regions as well.
Baba Amro is officially a distressed region. We also demand the SNC to intensify their communications and lead a diplomatic and political escalation campaign that keeps up the uprising in order to accomplish the same demands,
Damascus, February 17, 2012.
The General Commission for the Syrian Revolution.