“Kharkov” to “East Ghouta”: Imperialist propaganda has long used false photographs

Recently the Syrian Army has launched an operation to capture areas held by terrorists, in Eastern Ghouta, who have been shelling civilian areas in Damascus. Unsurprisingly, just as before in East Aleppo, a propaganda war has been launched by proimperialist forces condemning the Syrian army and calling for foreign powers to intervene and attack Syria. On social media, photos showing scenes of the results of bombing and destruction have widely been shared to target peoples’ emotions while calling for imperialist intervention. Continue reading

Icelandic man killed by Turkey in Syria

A 32 year old man, named Haukur Hilmarsson, has become the first Icelander to lose his life in the Syrian conflict. He was killed while fighting alongside the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces during Turkey’s invasion of Afrin, Syria. Continue reading