July 13, 2020, RT.com -Eva K Bartlett The US is waging multiple fronts of war against Syria, including brutal sanctions, while claiming concern over the well-being of Syrian civilians – the vast majority of whom are suffering as a direct result of US policies. On June 17, the US implemented the Caesar Act, America’s latest… Read More US sanctions are part of a multi-front war on Syria, and its long-suffering civilians are the main target
December 16, 2019, RT.com -by Eva Bartlett The US has a favourite tool for bullying non-compliant nations: sanctions. Sanctions inflict considerable suffering, even death, on ordinary people in targeted nations. Yet those defiant nations persist and resist. A recent opinion piece in the Washington Post proposing a new oil-for-food scheme, this time in Venezuela, surprisingly… Read More Western leaders, screw your ‘Sanctions Target the Regime’ blather: Sanctions KILL PEOPLE
A morning drive and walk through Damascus with my friend Lulwa, from the Old City to Midan to the artisan area, Tikkiyeh, near the National Museum. We discuss Canada’s obscene preventing of Waseem Ramli from taking his post as honourary consul. [Support Waseem] Lulwa talks about how Canada’s (shameful) closure of Syrian embassies/consulates… Read More Damascus Peace, But Syria Still Under Strangling Western Sanctions, Embassy Closures
I spoke with a US-based Syrian doctor, educated and trained in Syria but living in the United States about a variety of issues related to war propaganda on Syria since the start in 2011, as well as the draconian effects of the criminal western sanctions on Syria.
In early December, I spoke with Dr. Husam al-Samman, a Syrian doctor living in the United States, about issues pertaining to the health care system in Syria; about the early days in Syria–when corporate media claimed the protests were peaceful–and about the criminal western sanctions on Syria, which prevent even the delivery of critically-needed medicines,… Read More Dr Husam al-Samman on Syrian Health Care System, Criminal Western Sanctions, War on Syria
In 2016, I visited the centre depicted in the linked RT news report on the effect of western sanctions on children with cancer. At the time, the director told me they were trying to help 240 children, were underfunded and in debt, the people working there were volunteers, and (at that time) were facing constant… Read More Sanctions on Syria: the criminal, silent, killer
Eva Bartlett speaks about the Imperialist war on Syria, looking at myths and media lies on Syria. This was one of several speeches at Imperialism on Trial, in Birmingham, the third night of the tour. Panel included: -The former British Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford -Professor Peter Kuznick, co-author (w Oliver Stone) of the Untold… Read More Eva Bartlett on Syria: myths, media lies, and realities. Imperialism on Trial, Birmingham
Recently, Global Research TV had me on to discuss Syria, Palestine, and MSM lies.
In his latest interview, with RT’s Murad Gazdiev, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed the question of whether Sunnis are oppressed in Syria, as corporate and Gulf media so often allege. President Assad replied: “…the first narrative when it started, internationally–mainly in the West of course–and within Syria, in some mainstream media’s in our region and… Read More Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the myth of sectarianism in Syria
One rainy day in Damascus, Syrian comedian Treka Zn / Treka and I met up to speak about Syria. The man is not only funny, but incredibly informative. Do watch. Please support Treka by following him on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.