misplaced sorrow and indignation: using the “refugee crisis”; ignoring facts on the Syrian ground

Lately, the photo of baby Aylan has been all over social media, with well-intentioned people sharing the tragedy of he, his family and countless other Syrians’ (who were fleeing the violence of NATO’s death squads) drowned bodies washed ashore.  A photo of an innocent dead child always has great impact, particularly when splashed on front… Read More misplaced sorrow and indignation: using the “refugee crisis”; ignoring facts on the Syrian ground

Foua and Kafarya: latest updates on villages under NATO/Saudi mercenaries’ assault

*Ahmed Tabara, who Twitter feed “Kafarya Alfoua” reports was killed by NATO-backed terrorists in their assault on Kafarya and Foua in northern Syria Al Masdar News reported on Aug 31 that “Al-Qaeda affiliates – led by Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and the Free Syrian Army’s 2nd Battalion of the 101st Division” attacked Foua and Kafarya, as well… Read More Foua and Kafarya: latest updates on villages under NATO/Saudi mercenaries’ assault

Imam and scholar Zafar Bangash: staging the “revolution”

Mar 9, 2015 Imam and scholar Zafar Bangash on: Islamophobia, Harper’s proposed draconian new anti-terrorism legislation (Bill C-51), and Canada’s military mission in Iraq and Syria. Bangash is a world-renowned Muslim scholar, editor of Crescent International Magazine, author, and imam at the York Regional Islamic Centre in Markham, Ontario **note: from around 16:00, Zafar lays… Read More Imam and scholar Zafar Bangash: staging the “revolution”

Scoundrels & gangsters at UN: Silencing the Syrian narrative

Feb 4, 2015, published at RT.com *re-published: Global Research, Uprooted Palestinians -By Eva Bartlett *blog version longer than original; additions noted in red font “Welcome to the United Nations. It’s your world,” reads the UN logo. Apparently, however, there are limitations as to just how “welcome” some of its representatives are. Syria’s Ambassador to the… Read More Scoundrels & gangsters at UN: Silencing the Syrian narrative