Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Albanian groups in frontal war against Assad

Tema Newspaper...

Naman Demolli, killed last week is not the only Albanian lined up on the side of the rebels in Syria, where the struggle for liberation from the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. There are also many others.

Photographer Vedat Xhymshiti said to have met this year, at least two groups of Albanians from dozens of well-armed members that control specific territories in the Asian country. Some months Xhymshiti stayed in homes where the fighting developed, where several major international media reported. Now he is in Kosovo and has been shown to meetings with his compatriots in the country where since March last year started armed uprising against President Al-Assad.

"I have sought to safeguard their privacy and identity not present to the public and I do not normally write" showed it. "In addition, you can confirm that there are Albanians in Syria who fight on the side of rebel forces." 

Xhymshiti went in May to Syria via Turkey, and has acted only in terrain controlled by the rebels. Contact with the first group of Albanians who acted in Rastan town, which is located in the province of Alepos said to have arrived by a rebel commander, who knew his background and nationality. The second group, is to be met by chance. /

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