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Homs from the frontline: never-ending shelling and a child buried in the night

The Observer

It took months of killing and terrorising civilians for the UN to reach a non-binding resolution on Syria. And while people in Europe are protesting for a free internet (some might say: for free downloads), people in the Middle East are risking their lives for free speech. BBC-correspondent Paul Wood reports from inside Homs, a haunting piece. And don’t tell me you’ve already heard enough of Syria.