In Syria, the Free Syrian Army says in two days they could start executing 48 Iranians they kidnapped in August. They claim their captives are Revolutionary Guards, Tehran says they’re pilgrims. The threat would be carried out if the Syrian regime does not fulfill demands to release rebels fighters and stop shelling. RT talks to John Laughland – from the Paris-based Institute of Democracy and Cooperation.
Rebels to kill Iran’s hostages if Syria rejects prisoner release
October 5, 2012 By