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Today my world suffers a major loss

Hussam Armnazi, my cousin, my brother in law, my brother, my friend, my blood, my hero

Hussam was the first person to be arrested in Aleppo for the crime of buying a spray can and daring to spray anti-Assad slogans on the city’s walls. He didn’t agree to remain silent when children in Daraa where being killed. He spent a whole month in Assad’s torture chambers being whipped, lashed, kicked, punched & burnt.

When he was eventually released he returned to Germany to continue his studies. I visited him there for a few days. We went skiing together, it was his first time and he was so excited yet all he would talk about was Syria and the revolution. When I left him, we hugged and he promised that next time we meet, it will be in Aleppo, to celebrate.

A couple of months ago he decided to quit his studies, quit his career, quit everything and go to the Syrian / Turkish border to help the country he loved. He joined the FSA and with his medical skills he was able to help those injured.

Fate had it that Hussam would return to Aleppo with the FSA and in the holy month of Ramadan his blood would soak the soil of the city he loved so much.

Hussam I will not mourn your martyrdom. I will celebrate it together with every moment of your life.

If there is anything I regret, it is not being there with you.

الله يرحمك يا حسام .. في جنان الخلد ان شاء الله

Via Abdul SayedOmar - The martyr Hussam Armnazi who passed away today in the city of Aleppo, Syria. To the highest heaven </3

My mum yelled at them. She asked: ‘What do you want from my husband and son?’ A bald man with a beard shot her with a machine gun from the neck down. Then they killed my sister, Rasha, with the same gun. She was five years old. Then they shot my brother Nader in the head and in the back. I saw his soul leave his body in front of me. They shot at me, but the bullet passed me and I wasn’t hit. I was shaking so much I thought they would notice me. I put blood on my face to make them think I’m dead.
mohamed-ashraf:


In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the most Merciful.
“And never think of those who have been killed in the cause of Allah as dead. Rather, they are alive with their Lord, receiving provision,”
The Martyr of Medical College.
Dr. Alaa Mohammed Abd El-Hady
Born: 18/12/1988
Martyred: 16/12/2011

This is the memorial we built today at our college for the martyr Dr. Alaa Abd El-Hady, a fifth year medical student at Ain Shams University.
After which, we stood in a single file extending from our college across Al Abasiya Square to the main campus, all wearing black, standing in silence and holding Alaa’s picture for all passers-by to see.

We then led a march to the ministry of defense condemning the use of violence by the military against civilians.
Pray for Alaa, may Allah (swt) grant him the highest degrees of heaven insha&#8217;Allah.

This brought tears to my eyes, Alaa lives on through your spirits, thank you to the amazing students of Ain Shams university, you give us hope &lt;3

mohamed-ashraf:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

And never think of those who have been killed in the cause of Allah as dead. Rather, they are alive with their Lord, receiving provision,”

The Martyr of Medical College.

Dr. Alaa Mohammed Abd El-Hady

Born: 18/12/1988

Martyred: 16/12/2011

This is the memorial we built today at our college for the martyr Dr. Alaa Abd El-Hady, a fifth year medical student at Ain Shams University.

After which, we stood in a single file extending from our college across Al Abasiya Square to the main campus, all wearing black, standing in silence and holding Alaa’s picture for all passers-by to see.

Our silent stand in front of Al Noor mosque in Abasiya Square, in memory of Dr. Alaa Abd El Hady, a martyr.

We then led a march to the ministry of defense condemning the use of violence by the military against civilians.

Pray for Alaa, may Allah (swt) grant him the highest degrees of heaven insha’Allah.

This brought tears to my eyes, Alaa lives on through your spirits, thank you to the amazing students of Ain Shams university, you give us hope <3

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mohamed-ashraf:

Alaa Abd El-Hady is one year older than me, fifth year medical school in my college. I have met him in passing before and I saw his face around college a lot.  Today he was martyred. Shot by live ammunition from the army forces.  Please pray for him.

This hurts so much &lt;/3&#160;To the highest heavens insh&#8217;allah.

mohamed-ashraf:

Alaa Abd El-Hady is one year older than me, fifth year medical school in my college. I have met him in passing before and I saw his face around college a lot.
Today he was martyred. Shot by live ammunition from the army forces.
Please pray for him.

This hurts so much </3 To the highest heavens insh’allah.

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A doctor in tears after he failed to save one of the injured. [near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt]

Via Twitter: 

1.350 hits in about ELEVEN minutes! SCAF, you are the NEXT! Every Egyptian killed by cops, is a nail in the SCAF’s coffin”

By: @CarlosLatuff

Bahaa El-Deen Senousi, one of the founders of the Revolutionary TM Party, shot dead today in Egypt following clashes between police and protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir square which have left at least 2 people dead and hundreds more injured. 

7asbunallah wa ni3m al wakeel fil maglis il 3askary, ro7o rabina yinti2m minkum!

يا ليلٌ يداعب استبداد السماء
فيرقص الحزن في قلبه, هواء
فبكاء
ففي اليل فقط, يتلى قصائد البكاء

ها هنا هملتُ دمعي وحيداً
يبكي كالنساء
فيَحبِلُ ويُنجِب حُزناً وليداً
مصيرهُ الموت مبين أبيات الشعراء
موتٌ و بكاء لا يروي إلا الفناء
فمهما ناضلت لتَستشهِد في السماء
حبل المشنفة يعلم الانحناء
فا يا دموع النساء
لا وقت للبكاء

أه يا قلب مرض, فاستبد
ثم أقام للشيطان حد
و الموت في الرصاص
و يدٍ مضرجة بالدم و صرخة قصاص
أه يا ليلٍ للسكر ولرصاص القناص

رنينُ دمٍ يسيل
وأسد أُغتيل
و أسطورة عرب
زهره خريف
و سال دم الشريف
و سال دم الشريف

فأضحى القاتل ضعيف
و الجرح طفيف
و دمعي مخيف
وغضبي مخيف

و أه يا أسطورة العرب
من الذي كذب
فهند حررت مرارة كبد حمزه بالوضوء
نَسِيتُنهُ, فمن غير الواحد الأحد له اللجوء

‎&#8221;There is no Eid when there is a Shaheed (martyr) every day&#8221; - Syria

‎”There is no Eid when there is a Shaheed (martyr) every day” - Syria

Martyr, we salute you. Heroes, you, your souls, taken, your lives, taken but you, you remain. You have given what no other could give, you gave freedom, you gave dignity, you gave honour, you gave light, you gave hope. You ceased to live inside that shell of a body so others could carry on inhibiting theirs but you will never cease to live in our thoughts, in our minds, in our hearts. Every breath we inhale, every word we utter, every step we take, every heart that beats, you, you remain. Martyr, we salute you.

I light a tiny candle in this dim world for all those who have lost the light from their souls, whoever you are, wherever you are, we will never forget you, rest in peace.