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    Massacre sparks diplomatic action against Syria

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Eleven countries have expelled Syrian ambassadors and diplomats following last week's massacre in Houla of 108 people, including 49 children.

    The move was coordinated; the United States, United Kingdom, France and Germany all took part. But Russia, which is Syria's most powerful backer, didn't.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan and Tim Friend report on the latest development inside Syria and the global diplomatic action against the Bashar al-Assad government.