Syria

30.12.2016

Make Russia Great Again? Aleppo and a Plea from Another World

Make Russia Great Again? Aleppo and a Plea from Another World

By Juan Francisco Lobo During the last days of December, Russia will host a round of diplomatic talks with Iran and Turkey. A hundred years ago, Ernst Jünger described a peculiar encounter with a frightened British officer in his account of trench warfare, Storm… »

21.12.2016

The East Aleppo Syndrome

The East Aleppo Syndrome

By Thierry Meyssan After four and a half years of war, the population of East Aleppo was liberated by the Syrian Arab Army, with help from Hezbollah, Russia and Iran. This victory was greeted with joy by the majority of the 120,000 inhabitants freed and documented by the… »

17.12.2016

‘Aleppo Now Synonym for Hell’ – Ban Ki-Moon

‘Aleppo Now Synonym for Hell’ – Ban Ki-Moon

In his last press conference as United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on 16 December 2016 delivered stark warnings on two issues at the forefront of international concern: that “the carnage in Syria remains a gaping hole in the global conscience;” and that South Sudan faces a risk of genocide as the… »

05.12.2016

Denmark withdraws from airstrikes in Syria and Iraq

Denmark withdraws from airstrikes in Syria and Iraq

Denmark announced on Friday 2nd of December, its decision to suspend military operations of its seven F-16 fighter jets in Syria and Iraq. A few days beforehand, a military investigation indicated that Danish fighter jets were involved in a September 17th airstrike by the coalition, in which a series of… »

16.11.2016

A Nonviolent Strategy to Liberate Syria

A Nonviolent Strategy to Liberate Syria

In early 2011, as the Arab Spring was moving across North Africa and the Middle East, small groups of nonviolent activists in Syria, which has been under martial law since 1963, started protesting against the brutal dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad and demanding democratic reforms, the… »

01.11.2016

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

By John LaForge | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 28 Oct 2016 – This month, the Pentagon admitted it has used uranium weapons in attacks inside Syria — violating its public promise last year that it would not use DU there, and contradicting the claim that US bombing… »

24.10.2016

United States confirms that it has fired depleted uranium in Syria

United States confirms that it has fired depleted uranium in Syria

US admits that it fired DU on two occasions in November 2015, contrary to earlier claims; military justification for use unclear after target analysis; ICBUW and PAX call for full disclosure to facilitate harm reduction measures; Russia takes advantage of news to distract from its own conduct in the conflict. »

15.10.2016

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

By Patrick T. Hiller | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 8 Oct 2016 – “Never again!” is once again brought to our attention as we are facing killing and suffering of civilians on a large scale. The Syrian city of Aleppo is under siege and the United… »

10.10.2016

Russia and the west: risks of hype

Russia and the west: risks of hype

An inflated view of Russia’s power, influenced by its role in Syria, could hasten further destructive conflict. By Paul Rogers 6 October 2016 for OpenDemocracy The assaults on rebel-held districts of Aleppo by Russian and Syrian government forces have been deadly, not least… »

05.10.2016

Destroying Syria: a Joint Criminal Enterprise

Destroying Syria: a Joint Criminal Enterprise

The Syrian armed forces need to retake the eastern part of Aleppo occupied by rebels. The job of Avaaz is to get public opinion to oppose this military operation, by portraying it as nothing but a joint Russian-Syrian effort to murder civilians, especially children… Syria is the victim of a… »

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