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

ceasefire off, Foua and Kafarya again being pounded by saudi/nato terrorists

Mariam Mohammad (a Beirut-based justice activist with contacts in the villages) updated: [Saturday 29 august 2015] “It was officially announced that the second truce and round of negotiations collapsed today. The Armed factions resumed heavy shelling against the villages since the early hours of the morning. Hundreds of grad rockets, mortars, and hell cannons, targeted… Read More ceasefire off, Foua and Kafarya again being pounded by saudi/nato terrorists