‘Arab League monitors are failing in Syria’

13.01.2012                      18.Tewet. 5772

Arabische Liga:

‘Arab League monitors are failing in Syria’

Observers have not ventured out on tours of restive areas since 11 of them were injured by pro-Assad demonstrators in Latakia.

Several Arab League monitors have left Syria, or may do so soon, because the mission has failed to halt President Bashar Assad’s violent crackdown, a former monitor said on Thursday.
Observers have not ventured out on tours of restive areas since 11 of them were injured by pro-Assad demonstrators in the port of Latakia on Monday, an attack which also sidelined plans to expand the team. A League official said they would resume work Thursday once new safety measures were in place in agreement with Syrian authorities….