The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
has run two articles alleging that Syrian Sunni rebels committed the Houla massacre,
reporting that the victims were largely from Alawi and Shia minorities in Houla.
This is important
because the Syrian government has been blamed for the massacre
and the massacre
has been invoked as a justification
for foreign military intervention.
Here are the articles:
And here are English translations from the articles: