DAY 236 - NOVEMBER 12, 2011
Reports have begun to surface about Syrian President Bashar Al Assad's security forces arresting doctors and pharmacists who have been supplying medical treatment to protesters at state hospitals. The city of Homs is pummeled with tank fire and heavy artillery, causing the most destruction in one location to date. As a punishment for repeated human rights violations, Syria is suspended from the Arab League.
You and Jeremy have found a fixer from Aleppo that will help translate for you and the Syrian National Council has agreed to smuggle you across the Bab Al Hawa crossing in an aid supply truck. The border has become very porous because of the refugee camp that is in Reyhanli and it seems like the Syrian regime is losing control of their base in the north as dissent has spread widely among those living near Idlib, Aleppo, Al Raqqa, and Al Hasakah.