The maximum responsible of the foreign policy of the European Union, Catherine Ashton, declares deeply concerned by the violence in the country. It requires open a path towards the fulfilment of the legitimate aspirations of the people. It warns that human rights activists are also attacked. The high responsibility of foreign policy of the European Union (EU), Catherine Ashton, has urged Tuesday the Syrian regime to put an end immediately to attacks and the repression of protests in the country, at the time that has demanded the release of detained protesters. Ashton pleaded deeply concerned about violence against activists of human rights, peaceful demonstrators and in general against the Syrian population. Read more here: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
All these attacks and wide repression must stop immediately, the detained protesters should be released and open a path towards the fulfilment of the legitimate aspirations of the people of Syria, said the head of diplomacy of the EU in a statement. Ashton condemned the brutal repression, and was especially concerned about attacks that aim to activists and dnsores of human rights, among which he mentioned to the cartoonist Ali Ferzat, attacked for having expressed their opinions. He noted that also alleged acts of torture have been reported and that thousands of people are being held without charges. The latest attack against the mosque attacks of the Rifai () on August 27, in the most Holy night of ramadan, is another example of the senseless and indiscriminate violence by the Syrian security forces, he added. To the main s seven people have died in the early hours of Tuesday by repression of protests against the regime convened on the occasion of the feast of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the ramadan fasting month. According to reported opponents of Local coordinating committees, four people were killed in the city of Harrah (Center), among them a teenager of 13 years, two other in the southern province of Deraa, and one more in Homs (Center). Source of the news: the European Union calls for the immediate cessation of attacks and repression in Syria.