Bloggers have even caught Die Kroner Zeitung publishing a fake photo.
The photo shows a family of refugees against the background of the ruined city of Aleppo, which is the economic capital of Syria.
|European newspaper uses photoshop to create a fake image of Syria|
"The situation in Aleppo is not calm but it is quite bearable. But it is not like it is presented by the foreign mass media. Government troops are pushing the insurgents out of the city and in the coming days the city will be freed. By the way, many of the insurgents surrender. There are clashes between the troops and insurgents in some areas of Aleppo but as for the rest it is quiet. Moreover it is Ramadan now. In Homs and Damascus the situation is the same. The clashes between troops and insurgents take place only in small districts with narrow streets but these are the outskirts. In Tartusa and Latakia people have not even heard about the insurgents. They live their everyday life, go to work..."
"They introduced us, young people, to a man who promised to pay us 2,000 liras each for going to the meetings against the government. We did not receive the money. 500 liras was the maximum and sometimes we received nothing at all. We did not like it so much because they did not keep their promise. After that they told us that we would receive really good money if we took arms and began to fight the military and police. We agreed. We were taken to the training camp where they taught us how to use weapons. After the training we began to take part in clashes with the army, we kidnapped people, who were the supporters of the regime, this is what we were told. We killed people too. They promised to pay us from 5,000 to 10,000 liras. But in reality we received ten times less and often noting at all."
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