Isa Hussein, 20, a Syrian army soldier of Kurdish ethnicity who was killed for refusing to shoot civilians during the Syrian uprising, according to Lawlan Ibrahim, a friend of Hussein's family.  Ibrahim carries Hussein's photograph on his cell phone. (MCT)
Isa Hussein, 20, a Syrian army soldier of Kurdish ethnicity who was killed for refusing to shoot civilians during the Syrian uprising, according to Lawlan Ibrahim, a friend of Hussein's family. Ibrahim carries Hussein's photograph on his cell phone. (MCT) MCT
Isa Hussein, 20, a Syrian army soldier of Kurdish ethnicity who was killed for refusing to shoot civilians during the Syrian uprising, according to Lawlan Ibrahim, a friend of Hussein's family. Ibrahim carries Hussein's photograph on his cell phone. (MCT) MCT

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