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US supported "moderate" rebels behead child

US supported rebel group Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki beheads palestinian child in Aleppo.
https://twitter.com/iadtawil/status/755373554888216576
Pictures in link are blurred but still i don't recommend clicking link.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haraka...l-Din_al-Zenki
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So this is bad only because of the alleged US support, right? Wow. Sensationalize much?

It's not the fault of US support. It's the fault of a death cult that demands these sort of things.
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Is this verified? Or just propaganda? I don't see this carried by any of the mainstream media...
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So this is bad only because of the alleged US support, right? Wow. Sensationalize much?

It's not the fault of US support. It's the fault of a death cult that demands these sort of things.
That is exactly the point DH. It's not the fault of US support but it shows the sort of things we support. In the US supporting terrorist gets you jail time. Something you want to over look.
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Is this verified? Or just propaganda? I don't see this carried by any of the mainstream media...
https://twitter.com/Souria4Syrians/s...85708924329988
There is video for you.
Rebels are going to release statement later.
https://twitter.com/Charles_Lister/s...99405792997377
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Just because its on the internet doesn't make it real...
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US supported rebel group Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki beheads palestinian child in Aleppo.
https://twitter.com/iadtawil/status/755373554888216576
Pictures in link are blurred but still i don't recommend clicking link.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haraka...l-Din_al-Zenki
Moderate means here : ISIS.
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Syria conflict: Rebels filmed 'beheading boy' in Aleppo

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Videos have emerged online that appear to show Syrian rebels taunting and then beheading a boy they say is a captured Palestinian pro-government fighter.

One video shows five men posing with the frightened child, who could be as young as 10, in the back of a truck. One of the men grips him by the hair.

The same man is later filmed apparently cutting the boy's head off.

The incident is reported to have taken place in Handarat, north of Aleppo, where there has been heavy fighting.
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Just because its on the internet doesn't make it real...
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While far from proved beyond reasonable doubt, the story looks more likely to be true than not.

Matches behaviour of group and the implied admission by the rebels.
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Moderate means here : ISIS.
Doubt if Isis are the only bunch of psychopaths in Syria.
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"Nour al-Din al-Zenki movement released a public statement condemning the beheading of a child POW fighter and says it will punish those accountable for it."

Picture of statement:


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Source

Background on Nour al-Din al-Zenki.

This is a group that, according to multiple sources, was a beneficiary of US military aid.
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And that's just what they were stupid enough to video and publicize...
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Like I've said before, there is no "good" side over there. The only upside of supporting anyone over there is the conflict will drag on longer and they'll be killing each other longer and fewer will be left...
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