This video footage from the historic Syriac Christian town of Sadad in Syria’s Homs countryside shows militants from the “Free Syrian Army” (FSA) shouting with jubilation as they claim to have “liberated” the Christian town from the regime forces.
The first scene shows the militants next to the corpses of murdered men wearing plain clothes and carrying no weapons. The cameraman claims they were members of the Shabbiha, a term that the opposition uses to refer to all pro-government Syrians. The second scene shows the militants trying to break open the door of the City Council building while taking down the Syrian flag and substituting it with the al-Qaeda flag after throwing the picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the ground and stepping on it.
Sadad, a historical Syrian town in the Homs countryside that dates back to the second millenium BC and is predominantly Syriac Orthodox and home…
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