Bare-faced hypocrisy on Syria

Posted: November 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

“Last week Russia failed to be re-elected as a member of the United Nation’s human rights council (UNHRC). This was because of its bombing of East Aleppo, currently under occupation by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, previously known as the Al Nusra Front, a branch of Al Qaeda. Meanwhile Saudi Arabia is the elected chair of the UNHRC….”

Fierce Writing

aleppoLast week Russia failed to be re-elected as a member of the United Nation’s human rights council (UNHRC).

This was because of its bombing of East Aleppo, currently under occupation by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, previously known as the Al Nusra Front, a branch of Al Qaeda.

Meanwhile Saudi Arabia is the elected chair of the UNHRC. This is despite its ongoing bombing campaign in Yemen, known to have targeted civilians, including the recent attack upon a funeral, in which 140 people died.

Other members of the council include the United States, which is currently involved in a coalition to attack the city of Mosul in Iraq, and the UK, which is selling arms to Saudi Arabia.

Of course, we all know that Mosul has been captured by Islamic State terrorists, which means that the deaths of civilians in that campaign will be justified by the media.

However, the…

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