Month: November 2017

“The West, EU, US aggravate Syrian people’s suffering by sanctions”

The Irish politician Clare Daly, who recently visited Syria along with European delegation, has affirmed that the West and the European Union are aggravating the Syrian people’s suffering by sanctions and the U.S. support for Saudi Arabia and Israel in the region. “It is not up to anybody other than the Syrian people to decide their representation”

Universal Credit: 42 Days – A Hunger Strike

On November 1st 2017 Chris Young began a 42 day hunger strike. Here he explains why: I’d really rather not be doing this, but it’s my aim over those 6 weeks to help me focus on the plight of the hundreds of thousands of people who will be claiming Universal Credit. This system that we’re told is being established to […]

Syria’s Moderate Opposition: beyond the doublethink

Moderate political opposition does not involve or support taking up arms against the government, let alone against unarmed fellow citizens. This proposition would be treated as self-evident in our own country, so why are people seemingly ready to discard it when talking about Syria? Some who do so aim thereby to claim legitimacy for wishing ‘regime change’ upon that country, […]