Aliaa Tabbaa, a Syrian woman activist resident in Spain has started a hunger strike since last friday outside the Syrian Embassy in Madrid. Aliaa is condemning firmly the Syrian regime and she asking Spain to take diplomatic and economic measures against the Syrian government.
Neighbouring Turkey said it had suspended talks with Syria and may impose sanctions on Damascus, after failing to persuade it to stop a military crackdown on protests demanding Assad step down.
The United Nations says 2,700 people have been killed in the crackdown, including 100 children.
At least one person has been killed by security forces in Syria about every hour during the first 11 days of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to new statistics by an activist group, the Local Coordinating Committees.
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