Hands off Syria group in Sydney has organised a peaceful rally today in Sydney with the following objectives:
1. Protest Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr's open and shameless political support for the imperialist proxy war against Syria!
2. Protest Australian government's record of blindly parroting Washington's propaganda line against Syria!
3. Protest both the moral and material support for extremist terrorist groups in Syria by the United States and its regional allies!
4. Protest the double standards inherent in Australian foreign policy as seen lately by Australia's failure to condemn Israel's recent act of naked aggression against Syria when the IDF attacked Damascus earlier this month!The following video shows a female speaker spewing invective against the United States, Israel and Zionists:
Incidentally, also addressing the crowd was that veteran of the BDS movement, Father Dave Smith:
Meanwhile, the UK-based Shia English-language AhlulBayt News Agency (whose television station, operative since 2009, aims to "show the true, undistorted nature of Islam and Islamic civilization to the West") reports:
'Palestinian Hamas movement has called on the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah to quit the fight against militants in Syria.
Hamas' political bureau said in a statement that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria has caused “sectarian strife.”
Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah recently said the Lebanese resistance movement's presence in Syria is aimed at defending the Syrian and Lebanese people against extremists.
Nasrallah said there is an American, Israeli and Takfiri project to destroy not only Syria but the entire region.
Hezbollah chief went on to say that foreign intervention in neighboring Syria began before the resistance movement got involved in the conflict.
Nasrallah noted that most Syrians support their government, but ironically tens of thousands of militants are sent to the Arab country from undemocratic states in the region to allegedly fight for democracy.
He also emphasized that Hezbollah will not change its position on Syria in the face of threats.
“The world is coming to fight in Syria with their money, with their weapons, and with their media,” Nasrallah added....
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on June 13 that at least 93,000 people have been killed since the outbreak of the foreign-sponsored militancy against the Syrian government.
In May, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said militants from 29 different countries are fighting against the government in different parts of the country.'Here's what a convention in Egypt attended by Wahhabi clerics has to say regarding the current situation in Syria.