Globalist Funded “Watchdog” Tries To Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets

By Brandon Turbeville

Self-proclaimed “press freedom watchdog” Reporters Without Borders launched a new campaign that it deemed of urgent importance – shutting down a short panel discussion by journalist Vanessa Beeley and Swedish Doctors for Human Rights.

The USAID/NED-funded RWB wrote an open letter published in the Tribune de Geneve addressed to Guy Mettan, Executive Director of the Swiss Press Club, the organization that was hosting the event, where it dismissed Beeley as a “so-called” journalist who is cited only by “Russian media propaganda” and claimed that Doctors for Human Rights is merely “a tool of Russian propaganda.” The letter urged Mettan to cancel the event or risk tarnishing the image of the Swiss Press Club.

The event was entitled “They don’t care about us: About White Helmets True Agenda,” where Vanessa Beeley, who has reported extensively from inside Syria would present alongside fellow panel members Richard Labeviere’ and Marcello Ferranda De Noli editor of the Proche et Moyen Orient and Swedish Doctors For Human Rights respectively were scheduled to present. As the title suggests, the event was merely a platform to discuss the possibility that the reputation of the White Helmets in Western countries may be different from the reality on the ground. Beeley was included not only because of her expertise in terms of research but also because of her extensive on-the-ground experience in Syria, her length of time in country, and her numerous interviews and investigative reports from Syria itself.

Faced with the impending reality that the White Helmets would be exposed in this short presentation, Reporters Without Borders resorted to what State Department backed engines of deceit and Western propaganda outlets typically resort to – bullying and censorship. Ironically whining about Russian propaganda in its letter, RWB immediately calls on a press club to censor and silence statements from a reporter that do not fit the State Department narrative, thus exposing its own narrative as propaganda or, at the very least, one based upon flimsy evidence.

Thankfully, Mettan did not back down and kowtow to the calls for censorship. In fact, not only did he refuse but he leveled a healthy dose of criticism back at the RWB organization.

“For the 20 years I have been working at the Swiss Press Club, I have always been under pressure to prevent people from expressing themselves. But so far these pressures have always come from authoritarian or dictatorial regimes, such as China, Saudi Arabia, Egypt or Bahrain,” wrote Mettan.

This is the first time that a defense organization for journalists from a democratic country has sent me such a request. It goes without saying that I cannot act on it. It would dishonor a job that, I hope, is still yours.

Mettan called for the RWB to attend the event and present its view rather than call for censorship.

But Mettan should not have been so surprised. Reporters Without Borders is a fully funded organization receiving money from the National Endowment for Democracy, USAID, International Republican Institute and George Soros’ Open Society Foundation. As F. William Engdahl wrote in his article “Reporters Without Borders seems to have a geopolitical agenda,

After years of trying to hide it, Robert Menard, Paris-based Secretary-General of Reporters Sans Frontieres or RWB, confessed that the RWB budget was primarily funded by “US organizations strictly linked to US foreign policy.” [6] Those US organizations behind RWB include the Open Society Foundation of billionaire speculator, George Soros, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Congress’ National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Also included is the Center for Free Cuba, whose trustee, Otto Reich, was forced to resign from the George W. Bush Administration after exposure of his role in a CIA-backed coup attempt against Venezuela’s democratically elected President Hugo Chavez. [7]

As one researcher found after months of trying to get a reply from NED about their funding of Reporters Without Borders, which included a flat denial from RSF executive director Lucie Morillon, the NED revealed that Reporters Without Borders received grants over at least three years from the International Republican Institute. The IRI is one of four subsidiaries of NED. [8]

The NED, as I detail in my book, Full Spectrum Dominance:Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order, was created by the US Congress during the Reagan administration on the initiative of then-CIA Director Bill Casey to replace the CIA’s civil society covert action programs, which had been exposed by the Church committee in the mid-1970s. As Allen Weinstein, the man who drafted the legislation creating the NED admitted years later, “A lot of what we do today was done covertly 25 years ago by the CIA.” [9]

Thus, there should be no surprise to anyone that Reporters Without Borders would launch a jihad against any facts or alternative opinion that does not coincide with the narrative peddled by the U.S. State Department. After all, it is just one tentacle of the color revolution apparatus and COINTELPRO operation aimed at the domestic population.

UPDATE: Thankfully, the event was not cancelled and the presentation continued as scheduled.

Brandon Turbeville writes for Activist Post – article archive here – He is the author of seven books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria, The Difference it Makes: 36 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President, and Resisting The Empire: The Plan To Destroy Syria And How The Future Of The World Depends On The Outcome. Turbeville has published over 1000 articles on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville’s radio show Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV. His website is He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at)

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10 Comments on "Globalist Funded “Watchdog” Tries To Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets"

  1. Every white helmet must be eliinated as a Syrian Traitor. Moreover, every US mercenary must be driven from the nation a swell. It’s insane that White EU folk don’t see they’re being set up to die in a US-Israeli war
    to steal Muslim oil all over the world! RUSSIA & CHINA HAVE BEST BE AWAKE !

    • I believe Russia & China are quite awake and aware. Russia under Putin paid off all debt it owed to IMF, World Bank, the one in Germany as well I think it’s initialed IBF although do not hold me to it. I read various sources at differing times & try not to pay too much attention, giving it attention grants it power.

      Mexico’s Peso is now backed by China’s silver. China, Russia, Brazil and think India are all coming together under their own International financing group ergo B.R.I.C.S. This insulates and gives them power over the globalists Pharisees. They’re no longer beholden to the Pharisees.

      The Pharisees are in Israel and using America as a bit of a sword. Got suspicions that it will no longer work as they are hoping, planning. Believe the goal in destabilizing the Middle East has many aspects, depopulating the Arab & Muslims being one aspect. To that end “let’s have our soldiers play dress up and act as radical Muslim terrorists”, seems quite a grand strategy.

      Keep pulling away the threads and we all see the emperor wears no clothes at all. The plot they’ve lost and the war they have as well, over before they started it. We the common people have won without a fight. Soon they’ll realize they’re walking around already lost. Love conquers and wins every time.

  2. It’s time Websters Dictionary revises the word Whore and Prostitute to include taking money — not only sex but for harassment of Honest journalists by a paid USA NGO.

  3. White Helmets have admitted faking photos for propaganda purposes and there is a video showing them celebrating with al Nustra as well as assisting in public executions. They are the propaganda front for the terrorists. The terrorists are the proxy for the US/Israeli destabilization campaign. White Helmets will go to the lowest run of the Inferno, which is for those who the combination of violence and fraud.

    “To be clear, the same compound that al-Nusra Front occupied and maintained as their own headquarters was also serving as the headquarters of the White Helmets. This presents another ready made propaganda gift since, when eliminating the terrorists from the compound, the Syrian army could be accused of bombing not only a school but selfless humanitarian rescuers.

    In this compound, I found plentiful leftover medical supplies provided by Western countries, particularly England, Japan, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the European Union.”

  4. Jihadists

  5. Jihadists and Foreign Officers arrested at East Aleppo


    Voltaire Network— Jihadists at East Aleppo have been authorized to choose between heading towards Idleb (Al-Qaïda) or Rakka (Daesh), or being taken as prisoners. They were taken to [their preferred destination] by bus under the protection of Syria and Russia and in the presence of UN representatives.

    Some of them tried to flee by mingling among the civilian population. When 120,000 inhabitants were being registered, the Intelligence Services managed to identify them and to arrest more than 1,500 of them.

    Farès Shehabi, an MP and the Chairman of Aleppo’s Chamber of Commerce, has published a preliminary, non-exhaustive list of 14 foreign officers that were taken prisoners in the Nato bunker. They are:

    Mutaz Kanoğlu — Turkey

    David Scott Winer — United States

    David Shlomo Aram — Israel

    Muhamad Tamimi — Qatar

    Muhamad Ahmad Assabian — Saudi Arabia

    Abd-el-Menham Fahd al Harij — Saudi Arabia

    Islam Salam Ezzahran Al Hajlan — Saudi Arabia

    Ahmed Ben Naoufel Al Darij — Saudi Arabia

    Muhamad Hassan Al Sabihi — Saudi Arabia

    Hamad Fahad Al Dousri — Saudi Arabia

    Amjad Qassem Al Tiraoui — Jordan

    Qassem Saad Al Shamry — Saudi Arabia

    Ayman Qassem Al Thahalbi — Saudi Arabia

    Mohamed Ech-Chafihi El Idrissi — Morocco

    This list does not include the names of officers who did not want to be identified. Clearly, there are other prisoners representing other states involved in this war against the Syrian Arab Republic. Under the Geneva Convention, photos may not be published.

    In February 2012, around forty Turkish officers and twenty French officers were returned to their army of origin, through either the conduit of Mikhail Fradkov (the director of the Russian intelligence services) or through the direct intervention of the Admiral Edouard Guillaud (French Military Chief of Staff) at the border with Lebanon.

    • these foreign agents should be put up against a wall and shot
      President Trump has already been burned just last week, unlikely that he would go out of his way to beg for the life of a criminal traitor (but i was just following orders!!!)
      the saudis are either old regime, and therefore dead men walking or… hang on, talking about saudi and human rights, that’s an oxymoron

      • All what the Saudi are doing is decided by the CIA and Israel,
        or Saudi Arabia is invaded by the US…
        But Times are changing thanks Russia and China !

        • my comment re: Saudi
          before coup (wahabiist) / since coup (what clan / clique?)
          although the new regime do still have to prove that they can think of their citizens (and not only if they’re robots), but all citizens, including females, but since they’re a muslim theocracy that is highly unlikely

          • AlexanderAmproz | December 1, 2017 at 10:34 am |

            For most Countries,
            Peoples and Government,
            it’s two different things, but for the Saudi,
            it’s not only three, but none other choices !

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