Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

May 19, 2021, RT.com *Blog version slightly longer -by Eva K Bartlett This week, Syrians around the world will vote in the 2021 Presidential elections (those in Syria will vote on May 26). That is, if Western nations re-open the embassies they so democratically shut years ago. Western leaders hypocritically claimed concern for Syrians and… Read More Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

*Dec 2013: FSA & Al-Qaeda bomb and completely destroy Aleppo’s Al-Kindi hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in the Middle East. March 24, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett As legacy media again bleat the unsubstantiated “Syria is bombing hospitals” chorus of its war propaganda songbook, let’s pause to review the relatively unknown (but verifiable)… Read More Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going

March 15, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett After many wars built on lies over the decades, people might have developed a good BS radar. Instead, in March 2011, when media and human rights groups pushed propaganda about Syria, the public once again fell for it. Front page, round-the-clock headlines were pumped out, and transparently… Read More It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going

US sanctions are part of a multi-front war on Syria, and its long-suffering civilians are the main target

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

Western leaders, screw your ‘Sanctions Target the Regime’ blather: Sanctions KILL PEOPLE

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

Damascus Peace, But Syria Still Under Strangling Western Sanctions, Embassy Closures

    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

Dr Husam al-Samman on Syrian Health Care System, Criminal Western Sanctions, War 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

Eva Bartlett on Syria: myths, media lies, and realities. Imperialism on Trial, Birmingham

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