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Anonymous takes down Syrian Ministry of Defense website

Posted by on 08/08/2011

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Anonymous has reportedly struck again, taking down the Syrian Ministry of Defense website, in support of the ongoing war between the people of Syria and the Bashar Al-Assad regime.

The webmasters have since removed the content put in by Anonymous, but many were lucky enough to capture a shot of Anonymous’ message, written in both English and Arabic. Here is what they said in their message:

“To the Syrian people: The world stands with you against the brutal regime of Bashar Al-Assad. Know that time and history are on your side – tyrants use violence because they have nothing else, and the more violent they are, the more fragile they become. We salute your determination to be non-violent in the face of the regime’s brutality, and admire your willingness to pursue justice, not mere revenge. All tyrants will fall, and thanks to your bravery Bashar Al-Assad is next.
To the Syrian military: You are responsible for protecting the Syrian people, and anyone who orders you to kill women, children, and the elderly deserves to be tried for treason. No outside enemy could do as much damage to Syria as Bashar Al-Assad has done. Defend your country – rise up against the regime!”

The Syrian people have been protesting against the blatant misuse of government power, and were quick to riot after wars started in other countries including Egypt and Libya. Anonymous has been on the rage lately, taking down and seizing websites which belonged to any organizations they felt committed an injustice to society. While the views of Anon may not always fall in line with that of the wider world, this time many are in support of their move. In another report, Anon also threatened to take down Facebook for not doing enough to respect people’s privacy by making data more open to the public.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000708012457 Paulo Ducut

    this is more like it… RISE!!!!!

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