Tuesday, January 21, 2014

5 Reasons The Latest Report On Syria War Crimes Might Not Be True

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

In a recently released and conveniently timed report, complete with references to Nazi Germany and concentration camps, efforts to ramp up support for a “tough line” against Syria at the upcoming Geneva II conference and even possible military intervention, are once again moving into high gear. The report, compiled by three British war crime prosecutors and three “forensic experts” claims that it has demonstrable proof that the Assad government is guilty of torturing and killing over ten thousand people.

The report (accessed here) claims to show evidence of physical torture, murder, and starvation.
Of course, the Syrian government denies the veracity of the claims of the report and Western media outlets repeat the claims as incontrovertible proof.

As Reuters reports,
A Syrian military police photographer has supplied "clear evidence" showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps, former war crimes prosecutors said. 
Syrian officials could face war crimes charges as a result of the evidence provided by the photographer, who has defected, the three prosecutors said. 
One of the prosecutors said the evidence documented "industrial scale killing" that was reminiscent of the World War II concentration camps of Belsen and Auschwitz. 

The trove of harrowing photographs ratchets up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who the United States and its Western allies say has committed war crimes against his own people during the civil war. 
55,000 images provided by the photographer, who fled Syria after passing the pictures to Assad's opponents, show emaciated and mutilated corpses. 
Bearing signs of torture, some of the corpses had no eyes. Others showed signs of strangulation or electrocution. 
"There is clear evidence, capable of being believed by a tribunal of fact in a court of law, of systematic torture and killing of detained persons by the agents of the Syrian government," the three prosecutors said in the 31-page report. 
"Such evidence would support findings of crimes against humanity against the current Syrian regime. Such evidence could also support findings of war crimes against the current Syrian regime," they said.
However, while the final determination of whether or not these claims are accurate is yet to be made, there exist ample reasons to question the assertions made in the report.

1. The Gulf State Feudal Monarchy Qatar is the sponsor of the report. Qatar is, of course, one of the major sponsors of the Syrian invasion (aka the Syrian “rebels”) and has played a massively important role in financing, training, arming, and directing the death squads currently being mopped up by the Assad government.

2. The source of the report. One would be justified in questioning the nature of the report since the sole source of the material comes by virtue of an allegedly “defected Syrian military police officer” who was apparently fine with photographing thousands of dead victims for over a year until now. Regardless of the possibility for such a “moral” conversion, taking information from a “defected” member of government forces once again returns us to the realm of the “activists say” school of journalism – a notorious method used by Western media outlets to promote the side of the death squads and only the side of the death squads as fact in popular reports.

3. Past claims of Assad’s “Crimes Against Humanity.” It is important to remember past experiences with Western claims against Assad for alleged “crimes against humanity,” all of which turned out to have been committed by the death squads, not the Syrian government. From the Houla massacre to the Ghouta chemical weapons attacks, the Syrian government has been exonerated by all credible evidence. The death squads, however, have been proven guilty by virtue of their own video tapes and Youtube accounts, guilty of some of the most horrific acts imaginable. While many innocent people have no doubt been killed in the crossfire between the military and the death squads, the Western media has done everything in its power to place the blood of each and every death inside Syria in the hands of the government.

Let us also not forget the other famous Codename, “Curveball,” that played a major role in the initiation of a previous and still ongoing conflict that was later admitted to be a fabrication. Being fooled by the same type of propaganda twice in ten years is indeed a humiliation too great for a country to bear.

4.) Possibility that the death squads could have killed the victims shown in the report. The victims shown in the report have clearly been abused and starved. However, before jumping to conclusions about just how these unfortunate individuals met their fate, perhaps it would be a good idea to look back at the context of the victims. As mentioned earlier, the death squads operating in Syria are no strangers to crimes against humanity, murder, and torture. In fact, they have been both the initiators of such depravity and overwhelmingly the largest proprietors of it.

Furthermore, the fact that the victims were starved does not necessarily mean that they were starved by the government. Indeed, it is important to remember that, due to the siege of a number of cities by both the military and the death squads as well as due to death squad cruelty and attempted cordoning off of specific areas, food shortage has been a serious concern in some areas for some time. There is also plentiful evidence of death squad groups killing innocent people and shipping their bodies to the places where cameras are set up, waiting for the recording of the propaganda piece. The Ghouta chemical attack is just one instance in which innocent civilians were captured and killed by the death squads and used as stage props for propaganda purposes.

Indeed, it is also important to remember that the death squads themselves are quite adept at keeping prisoners in atrocious conditions. Only a few months back, it was reported that the Syrian military was able to free a number of captive Syrian women from the hands of the death squads who had kept them in captivity in underground tunnels for months on end for the purposes of using them as sex slaves.

5.) The report was conveniently released just two days before the Geneva II Peace Conference meeting on Syria. After the retraction of an invitation to Iran to attend the peace conference, the Qatari-funded report was released just two days before the peace conference was scheduled to take place. With such evidence being studied and analyzed and a report being compiled, to believe that it was only a coincidence that the information was released two days before the conference is absurd. If this evidence was real and of such grave importance why are world leaders only learning of it now? If world leaders knew, why are we only learning of it now?

Considering all of the information provided in this article, taken in conjunction with the “convenient” timing of the release of the reports (convenient, at least, for the enemies of Syria), such reports should be taken with a large grain of salt.

The Western media has not only been wrong, but has lied on so many occasions in the past, that it cannot be expected to tell the truth now.

Recently from Brandon Turbeville:
Brandon Turbeville is an author out of Florence, South Carolina. He has a Bachelor's Degree from Francis Marion University and is the author of six books, Codex Alimentarius -- The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real ConspiraciesFive Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, and The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria. Turbeville has published over 275 articles dealing on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville's podcast Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV.  He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com. 

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Anonymous said...

Very timely report with motive - US and UK politicians are the criminals. They committed war crimes and create falsehood against others. What an exceptional bunch of animals. These animals need to be locked up forever.

Anonymous said...

its concocted bovine excrement of course but if this report reaches the area of land known as israel, certain words such as "nazi" may have to be changed less it offends the sensibilities of slime minister netanyahoo.

Anonymous said...

israel and their swiss banking owners are relentless when they want something. and super criminal. terror, lies, false flags, sanctions, more lies, especially in the papers and on TV, they use every immoral and amoral tactic to get what they want. they will keep lying to the world until the world gives in and let's their lapdogs, the US Military and NATO, go into Syria and kill innocent people. we are powerless to stop it, short of flattening israel and switzerland. so... bye bye syria.

Anonymous said...

The plan is to use this baseless charges to arrest the entire delegation from syria and not let them return to their country.

Anonymous said...

There is no reason whatsoever, to believe the US and their allies have done an about-face and are now being truthful. After years of hoodwinking everyone about everything, I think the world finally, "gets it". America has painted themselves into a corner with lies and it's going to take years of honesty before the public's guard is lowered.

We can safely and justifiably assume the report is a lie.

Anonymous said...

Mr Turbevilles assessment about this, is just what we thought when it conveniently came out.
The criminal rebels didn't win with their propaganda the last time when they concoted the lie about the chemical weapons, so they and their friends in Israel,UK, Qatar, Saudi, and Washington, have had time to come up with something more horrific to sell the public.
The CIA are a satanic force that has countless millions of peoples blood on it's hands through the years and now it is after more.

NY Cynic said...

Statists want another war thats for sure

Causal Observer said...

The pictures of the victims look like those of the tortured by the anti-syrian mercenary "rebels" that can be found on the web abundantly even filmed in the act of comitting the atrocities. That's the likely origin and the true perpetrators of the "evidence".

Anonymous said...

Remember the WMD lie ? Remember the babies dying in hospitals as told to us by the daughter of a MP to bring us into desert storm lie , Now this with photo's and a timely release ? Once again LIE .

Anonymous said...

Do not worry, my cousin Vlad got these liars on the run. It's only matter of time before China will finish off Israel, and the zionists with it. These same criminal slime (including the 2nd rate Chinaman and third rate Japanese bonki moo), have sent terror gangs to Ukraine and are trying to create problems there, going even as far as engineering pogroms againt the Jews - and then making another report in which to blame the Ukrainians and the legitimate government!!! Zionism, the real enemy of the Jews, and the Ashkenazim know this only too well, having sufferred the Holocaust engineered by the american and western zionists, who claim to be Jews!
It's a "high noon" for the people in the western world to put an end to their enslavement by the few.

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