Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

June 30, 2021, RT.com As a Canadian journalist, I could be subject to a censorship bill which, if passed in Senate, means the government in Canada can effectively shadow-ban and censor my voice into oblivion, along with other dissenting voices. After seeing his tweet on the issue of Bill C-10, recently passed in the House… Read More Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

June 27, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Much of Western media is a mixture of sensationalist accusations and fear mongering about ‘enemy’ states. It is difficult to find perspectives divorced from US foreign policy, American journalist Stephen Kinzer has told RT. I asked the author and journalist Stephen Kinzer how the corporate media came… Read More ‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

Syria is suffering a devastating wheat shortage the media claim is due to drought – but the truth is a lot more complicated

June 23, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Syria is back in the news again. This time, it’s not about hospitals allegedly being bombed, but a drought devastating Syria’s wheat harvest. But there’s a lot more to the story than a simple ‘Act of God’. A recent article on Reuters would have readers believe the… Read More Syria is suffering a devastating wheat shortage the media claim is due to drought – but the truth is a lot more complicated

A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

June 16, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett A little over a decade ago, Syrians lived in safety and financial security. After ten years of war on Syria, while safety has largely returned, Syrians are struggling to exist under increasingly crippling Western sanctions. As Syrian analyst Kevork Almassian noted, “Were it not for the CIA… Read More A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

June 4, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett New allegations that aid trucks to Syria from Turkey carried weapons for terrorists have surfaced. But it’s unlikely to convince those in the West to change their tune that Russia was wrong to want border crossings closed.  In July 2020, there were those who self-righteously railed at Russia… Read More The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

28 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett The Western leadership and establishment media have once again derided the Syrian presidential vote, but the people don’t care. They’re too busy celebrating the outcome of the election and the defeat of terrorism in their country. The irony of media outlets and pundits from America tweeting about… Read More Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

26 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Although the West has waged 10 years of war on Syria, and there is much destruction, the entire country isn’t in ruins and the pulse of life continues, albeit strangled by brutal Western sanctions. After Eastern Ghouta’s liberation in 2018, the Western media predictably went silent on… Read More Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

Douma: Three Years On: How independent media shot down the false “chemical attack” narrative.

Fantastic endorsement by the esteemed John Pilger. I’m humbled. “This outstanding report from Syria by Eva Bartlett penetrates the ‘iron dome’ of Western propaganda, also known as news. It is about a chemical attack that never happened in a country attacked, subverted and blockaded in your name.“ The article in question was published at Off… Read More Douma: Three Years On: How independent media shot down the false “chemical attack” narrative.

Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

Brief conversation I had last night with geopolitical analyst Laith Marouf about yesterday’s Syrian presidential elections. I visited eastern Ghouta towns yesterday and saw jubilation among Syrians on the streets, including in Douma, singing and dancing. No matter what the lame corporate media is saying about the elections, Syrians wanted them and are still celebrating… Read More Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)