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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Russia Blasts US Rape of Raqqa
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
The citizen journalist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) provides reliable firsthand reports on high crimes of war and against humanity against defenseless city residents, victims of US imperial viciousness.
RBSS spokesman Abdalaziz Alhamza commented about media reports claiming the city's liberation, saying it's only "in the media, not in Raqqa," the city in ruins, raped and destroyed by US-led terror-bombing.
Before the war, "life in Raqqa…was as normal as any city in the world. We had schools, universities, parks, bars, and cafes," he explained.
The US-led campaign destroyed everything. There's rubble everywhere. Many thousands of civilians were slaughtered.
Raqqa bears testimony to US viciousness, using ISIS to terrorize city residents, shifting most of its fighters to Deir Ezzor t
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