5,000 Killed In Syria In August

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•36 Sep 4, 2012

Activist groups claimed that 5,000 Syrians were killed last month as the Assad regime stepped up its bloody crackdown on the nation’s civilian uprising, marking the highest monthly death toll since the conflict began in March 2011. What do you think?

  • “Man, Assad’s getting really good at killing people.”

    Matthew Mast –
    Truss Assembler

  • “This seems like an awful lot of work just to keep being the president of Syria.”

    Shaun Lipschultz –
    Gem Cutter

  • “I know, right? This hot summer weather has really made people short-tempered.”

    Mariah Nakatsuka –
    Soil Fertility Expert