Author: Vanessa Beeley

Irwin Cotler, the White Helmets, and the Whitewashing of an Appalling Agenda

Cotler’s campaigns for foreign regime change or intervention almost always march in lock-step with neoconservative U.S. foreign policy. His “humanitarian” branding is but a thin veneer of hypocrisy to conceal his establishment policies — policies that almost always serve the interests of Israel. On July 22, 2018, Israel organized and facilitated an exceptional evacuation of White Helmet operatives from southern Syria, claiming […]

Syria: Bodies Don’t Lie

Vanessa Beeley brings vital testimony from Syria which reveals the real story suppressed by western corporate media: During my last but one trip to #Damascus, I had the privilege of interviewing the Director of Forensics, Dr Zaher Hajjo, in Damascus. Here are just a few of the statements he gave me during our meeting. Hajjo is a genuine patriot who […]

The Grieving Women of Syria Who Fight For Freedom

Nara Salloum: ‘freedom for West is to fight and destroy our country, kill our children and destroy people’s lives – we will take back our rights and our freedom with our own hands’ Vanessa Beeley writes: The courageous Syrian women who volunteered to take up arms and to defend their town against international terrorism. Wives, mothers, sisters of martyrs, these […]

Corporate Media Spin: Terrorist Bunkers in Idlib Become ‘Hospitals’

In the western media narrative, SAA-targeted underground bunkers and terrorist run prisons become ‘hospitals’. We should not allow ourselves to be collectively hypnotised into believing the media hype that would portray armed-group murderers as heroes, and the Syrian people and government struggling to expel them from the country as villains. IDLIB PROVINCE, SYRIA (Report) — In recently liberated Qalaat Al Madiq […]

Sky News and the Western Press Have Once Again Failed Syria

Recent storylines from the Western press on the “Idlib” narrative, particularly the extraordinary spate of “on-the-ground” reports from Sky News reporter Alex Crawford, have failed to paint an accurate picture of the reality faced by Syrian civilians. Brett McGurk – the U.S. government’s Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL — described Idlib as “the largest Al Qaeda safe […]

Latest attempt to prosecute President Assad at ICC is further criminalisation of “international justice”

In March 2019 two law firms filed cases at the ICC against Syria’s President Bashar Al Assad and unnamed members of the Syrian government. Toby Cadman of Guernica Chambers and Rodney Dixon of Temple Garden Chambers were the protagonists in this latest attempt to criminalise the Syrian President and government.  These law firms are basing their case upon the testimony […]

Vanessa Beeley reports on NATO Sponsored Terrorist Attacks on Syrian Towns

Our friend, the outstanding independent journalist Vanessa Beeley sends this compelling and moving report from Syria: I have just returned to #Damascus after spending almost 4 days in the Syrian Christian towns of Al Skeilbiyyeh and Mhardeh. During my time in Al Skeilbiyyeh the town came under attack by Hayat Tahrir As Sham or Nusra Front/Al Qaeda. On the 24th April 16 […]