Not-Tweetworthy: UN selectively tweeting, ignores Foua, Kafarya, Nubl, Zahra’a

-Eva Bartlett, Global Research On December 28, 2015, the United Nation’s OCHA made its first express Twitter mention of two northern Syrian villages, al-Foua and Kafarya (also transliterated as Kafraya). The belated December mention is in spite of the fact that the two villages of around 30,000 people have been locked under siege by terrorist… Read More Not-Tweetworthy: UN selectively tweeting, ignores Foua, Kafarya, Nubl, Zahra’a

Propaganda alert: Madaya media fabrications; recycled photos

  “I live in Tayr Filsey, not Madaya, and I am fine.” –Marianna Mazeh; ‘Starving Syria child’ revealed as south Lebanon girl (article below) -Eva Bartlett, Dissident Voice This is a brief post with the intent of merely alerting people to the latest campaign to demonize the Syrian government and army, and also at the… Read More Propaganda alert: Madaya media fabrications; recycled photos

“Palestinian Militias Force ISIS Out of Yarmouk Camp”

Jun 9, 2015, Al Masdar “On Monday morning, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) launched an assault on the defensive positions of Fatah Al-Intifada and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) at the Central Sector of the Yarmouk Camp, where they attempted to infiltrate into this  industrial zone located inside this district in southern Damascus.… Read More “Palestinian Militias Force ISIS Out of Yarmouk Camp”

Larudee: Who Are the Starving and Besieged Residents of Yarmouk and Why Are They There?

Apr 21, 2015, Dissident Voice -Paul Larudee There are many illusions about what is happening to the Yarmouk district of Damascus and its Palestinian refugee population. The district was originally set aside in 1957 for Palestinian refugees already living there, whom Israel had expelled from their homes in 1948, with periodic additional populations thereafter. Today… Read More Larudee: Who Are the Starving and Besieged Residents of Yarmouk and Why Are They There?

YARMOUK: understanding the situation

Given the immense amount of lies and war-mongering prevalent not only in the corporate media/MSM but also amongst Palestine supporters who either unknowingly have got the story of Yarmouk wrong or, worse, are collaborating with the war-mongerers against Syria, and thus against Palestine… I’ve collated some important articles for anyone who is genuinely interested in… Read More YARMOUK: understanding the situation

Divided PLO unable to manage Yarmouk crisis–Tim Anderson

Apr 13, 2015, Professor Tim Anderson “The invasion by ISIS of the Palestinian settlement of Yarmouk, in the southern suburbs of Damascus, has exposed serious divisions within the Palestinian leadership. An apparent agreement to confront the new crisis, with the Syrian Government, was rapidly disowned by the PLO leadership in Ramallah. In the absence of… Read More Divided PLO unable to manage Yarmouk crisis–Tim Anderson

“Evacuation of refugees from ‪#‎Yarmouk‬ by the ‪#‎SAA‬ into safe areas held by the ‪#‎Syrian_Government‬”

In contrast to the garbage coming out of MSM reports on Yarmouk, and from war-mongering front groups like Avaaz (see James Boswell’s Mar 2015 article on Avaaz at his website Wall of Controversy), HRW, Amnesty (garbage which as Tim Anderson pointed out “phoney humanitarians” endorse, noting, “Fake concern for refugees, while you back war which… Read More “Evacuation of refugees from ‪#‎Yarmouk‬ by the ‪#‎SAA‬ into safe areas held by the ‪#‎Syrian_Government‬”