State Terrorism

UK blacklists the Declassified News Website over Yemen coverage: Council of Europe Issues Press Freedom Alert

Censorship concerns are mounting in Britain after the Council of Europe issued a level-two press freedom alert over a UK Ministry of Defence decision to blacklist Declassified UK, a military and foreign policy news website. Declassified UK discovered on 25 August that had it had been blacklisted by the MOD because of its coverage of the war in Yemen. It had just submitted a request […]

Meet the “Violet” Successors to the White Helmets’ Syria Propaganda Throne

Meet the Violet organization, a new “Syrian” NGO pushed into the limelight by neocolonialist media outlets, which works alongside the terrorist-linked White Helmets and in areas occupied by Al Qaeda affiliates and rebrands. “To be purple means to be gifted, hopeful, and sacrificed”—motto of the Violet organization While the world is distracted by the Covid-19 crisis, scant attention has been […]

Truth or Treason? An American Housewife in Syria

BSNews eds were privileged to travel in Syria with our friend Janice Kortkamp in 2018. Here, she writes passionately and incisively on the truth of the conflict: Why is a Christian American housewife turned citizen journalist smiling below a poster of the US government’s “most wanted”? Well, let me try to tell you the heart of the story. If you […]

Murder in Syria: Illegally Present US Forces Kill SAA Soldier at Checkpoint

‘Locals have gathered around the checkpoint to provide support in case the Americans try to attack again’ Above is Syrian Arab Army soldier Malik Ahmed Al-Muhaimid who was murdered yesterday morning by US forces at a checkpoint in Tal al-Dhahab, southeast of Qamishi, after a patrol of American troops was stopped from passing through it. Via Ibrahim Muhammad, resident of […]

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Premeditated Murder

‘Hiroshima and Nagasaki were acts of premeditated mass murder unleashing a weapon of intrinsic criminality. It was justified by lies that form the bedrock of 21st century U.S. war propaganda‘ – John Pilger Seventy five years ago this week, the sickest dregs of humanity carried out a planned experiment on human flesh. The sociopathic ambitions of the White House and the […]

Damage to the Soul: Julian Assange And a Travesty of Justice

The imprisonment of Julian Assange has been a catalogue of gross injustice heaped upon gross injustice, while a complicit media and indoctrinated population looks the other way. In a truly extraordinary twist, Assange is now being extradited on the basis of an indictment served in the UK, which is substantially different to the actual indictment he now faces in Virginia […]

Maduro says US is hatching plans for war against Venezuela

CARACAS, March 7. /TASS/. The United States is hatching a plan for war against Venezuela, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said at a meeting with governors and mayors in Caracas on Friday. “They (the US authorities – TASS) have decided to make a plan to bring war and terrorism to Venezuela, to destabilize it, to fill it with violence, to trigger […]

VIPS MEMO: Doubling Down Into Yet Another ‘March of Folly,’ This Time on Iran

“We write with a sense of urgency suggesting you avoid doubling down on catastrophe,” VIPS tells Donald Trump in its latest memo to the president. January 3, 2020 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Doubling Down Into Another “March of Folly”? The drone assassination in Iraq of Iranian Quds Force commander General Qassem Soleimani evokes memory of […]

White Helmets and Hala Systems: the grotesque militarisation of ‘humanitarianism’ in Syria

Vanessa Beeley looks at how the now-infamous White Helmets partnered with Chicago-based Hala Systems to militarize so-called humanitarian efforts in Syria. Syria, August 2019 – reports came in that Russian warplanes had destroyed two terrorist-manned early warning radar posts in the Northern Hama countryside, known as the 20th post and the Eagle post. White Helmets training in early warning systems – […]