The great architect, the inimitable designer and planner of cities, the unique demolisher, the superb wrecker, Assad of Syria has created a masterpiece of ruins Hiroshima cannot vie with.
This heap of broken images, this wasteland, this NOTHING, this primordial matter was once a thriving, laughing, vivacious, buzzing city.
The images I have chosen are selected from newly released pictures, after the triumphal march into the broken city by the army of Assad and his militia of looters, the Shabiha, and older pictures belonging to the history of shaping and sculpting ruins out of Homs by the great artist Assad. I am angry and devastated, not in equal measures.
THIS IS SACRILEGE
I densest the world which has allowed this to happen
The pictures below are compiled by Shab Homsi, showing the destruction of various neighborhoods in Homs
The last 4 images were published by Buzzfeed
Credits: The images published in this post were posted to Facebook at different stages of the battle for Homs. Special credit is paid to Shab Homsi who took many of these pictures. Some of the images were chosen from the web and media.
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