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U.N. Ambassadors’ Wives Urge Syria’s First Lady To ‘Stop Your Husband’

Huberta von Voss-Wittig, wife of Germany’s U.N. Ambassador Peter Wittig, and Sheila Lyall Grant, wife of Britain’s U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, called on Syria’s first lady, Asma al-Assad, to stop her husband’s ongoing attacks against rebels in urban areas. “Stand up for peace, Asma. Speak out now. For the sake of your people. Stop your husband,” the two women urged in a video released yesterday. Von-Wittig and Lyall Grant’s video is accompanied by a Change.org petition calling on Asma al-Assad “to take up your responsibility as wife of the Syrian leader.” Watch the video:

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