Eva Bartlett

Eva Bartlett - 2015-02-04 - Original post - cached version

Feb 4, 2015, published at

-By Eva Bartlett

*blog version longer than original; additions noted in red font

“Welcome to the United Nations. It’s your world,” reads the UN logo. Apparently, however, there are limitations as to just how “welcome” some of its...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-02-03 - Original post - cached version

Smashed altar of Sts. Sergius et Bacchus, Ma’aloula. Dating from early 4th century AD, it was unique in its half-circle, rimmed (vs rectangular and flat) design.

Feb 3, 2015, Crescent International

[re-published at: Global Research, Dissident Voice,...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-26 - Original post - cached version

The president in Damascus, January 2015. (Media and Communications Office, Presidency of Syria)

Jan 26, 2015, Foreign Affairs

I would like to start by asking you about the war. It has now been going on for almost four years, and you know the...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-26 - Original post - cached version

Very sad day in Syria, with terrorists attacks hitting Damascus, Latakia and elsewhere.

video on FB post, from Lattakia News Network

Latakia resident Lilly Martin Sahiounie reported:

“Latakia Update: Jan 25, 2015: 5:00 pm. 3 missiles struck Latakia, Syria. 2 of them hit the...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-23 - Original post - cached version

Hagop Vanesian’s exhibition, “My Homeland,” ran at the United Nations Headquarters from January 8-16.

by Eva Bartlett

[re-published at: Dissident Voice, Rabble]

Twenty-six distinct photos, in black and white. Scenes of a ravaged city and the...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-22 - Original post - cached version

“Jehbat al-Nusra terrorist fighters, which as you know, according to the Security Council resolutions, is an off-shoot of al-Qaeda, affiliate to al-Qaeda. These terrorist fighters of al-Nusra Front have succeeded—with the help of the Israeli side, and the Qatari intervention and assistance and...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-19 - Original post - cached version

Dr. Bashar al-Ja’afari, a veteran diplomat and Syrian Arab Republic Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Al-Akhbar English/Eva Bartlett

By: Eva Bartlett

January 17, 2015, Al-Akhbar     [republished at: Global Research, Medhaj News, Counter Punch,...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-19 - Original post - cached version

This was from 2013, before the US put a travel restriction of 25 miles on Ambassador al-Ja’afari.  Prior to that, he was fulfilling his role as a diplomat and meeting with Syrian-Americans who both desired to hear him speak and also wanted updates on their country.  Very worthwhile listening!...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-11 - Original post - cached version

Was very happy to see Mahmoud Kohail, from Gaza, sharing his talent on stage. No matter what the zionists do to Palestinians, they can NEVER kill their culture, karama, hope, life. Viva Palestine!


I interviewed Mahmoud in 2010, when he’d only been studying the qanoon for a year...

Eva Bartlett - 2015-01-09 - Original post - cached version

Tim Anderson graphic

The wise words of Professor Tim Anderson:

“Appreciate the difference between the Islam of Hezbollah and Iran, on the one hand, and that of the Saudis, Qatar, ISIS, FSA etc on the other – and no, it isn’t mainly to do with Sunni...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-12-31 - Original post - cached version

Words of Ken Stone, a friend who has long been active in anti-war movement in Canada, and who is a member of the Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War. Ken Stone lectures on R2P (see attached business card at bottom):

“…both the Taliban and ISIS are creations of the USA. The Taliban was...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-12-22 - Original post - cached version

The coastal road bridge linking central Gaza to Gaza City, targeted again in Nov 2012. Photo by Eva Bartlett


Dec 21, 2014, RT Op-Edge

-By Eva Bartlett

Five months ago the world watched in horror as the bully of the...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-12-09 - Original post - cached version

Delegate Feroze Mithiborwala at the conference.

December 8, 2014, Crescent-online

Beirut, Eva Bartlett:
As the Zionist state increasingly and openly reveals its criminal, apartheid nature, more and more citizens from around the world are waking...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-12-08 - Original post - cached version
When he shares stories of Gaza, ‘the Palestinians change from being terrorists to being humans’, Gilbert says [AP] Dec 7, 2014, Al Jazeera

[not endorsing Al Jazeera, but Mads Gilbert’s words deserve to be heard]

When called to return to Gaza to help out in al-Shifa hospital, doctor Mads...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-12-07 - Original post - cached version

-from: Paris Match

The Full Paris Match interview of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, granted in Damascus on November 28th.

Paris Match: Mr. President, three years into this war, and considering how things have turned out, do you regret that you haven’t managed things...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-27 - Original post - cached version

Eva Bartlett:

Excellent compilation of photos not often shown, showing not only Palestine’s history but also showing the coexistence that the media does not show.

Originally posted on Krishan The...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-14 - Original post - cached version

In a different area of Lebanon, I meet another Syrian, this time from the Aleppo outskirts. He is wiry, with grey hair though not yet 50, and a bright face, his presence emanating peace and calm… in spite of what he has gone through and lost.

He and his wife and children have been here...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-11 - Original post - cached version


Palestinian “volunteer forces” stand guard while NGOs tend to Yarmouk camp residents receiving food aid, medical assistance and evacuation.

Palestinians didn’t jump into the fray in Syria. They were dragged into it...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-11 - Original post - cached version

Navid Nasr is an independent analyst whose interviews have critically examined some of the critical issues of our day, including particularly issues misportrayed in the corporate media. Please take a look at his message regarding his fundraising campaign:

“Just wanted to thank those of...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-10 - Original post - cached version


Walking in rural Lebanon the other day I came across numerous families harvesting their olives in the same fashion you see in Palestine: tarp spread out, tree limbs shaken olives tumbling down, break for lunch in the shade of the olive tree, laughter, some singing….


Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-09 - Original post - cached version

Over the past two weeks in a small Lebanese village, I’ve gotten to know a number of Syrians, including a family from the Hasaka region in eastern Syria who’ve been pushed out of their village. He was an elementary school teacher for nearly 3 decades. They grew vegetables, had some...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-11-05 - Original post - cached version

Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, pastels, by Ahmad Barqawi



By Eva Bartlett, Nov 4, 2014, Crescent International

A teen who loved strawberries, adored children far more…A paraplegic young man with soulful eyes, deaf ears and unfulfilled dreams of being a father…A martyr....

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-30 - Original post - cached version

*Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, at the Wafa Rehabilitation hospital (Eva Bartlett)


I am very, very sorry to learn of the death of a stoic young Palestinian man, Abed Abu Oida, a result of years of suffering after being shot in the spine by a zionist mercenary sniper in eastern...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-27 - Original post - cached version

Yara Abbas: Sharmine Narwani’s moving article on the young Syrian journalist.

Oct 26, 2014, Eva Bartlett, Zero Anthropology [republished at Global Research, Information Clearing House,, translated into Portuguese]

Who outside of Syria knows the...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-24 - Original post - cached version

[posted by In Gaza]

Brandon Martinez, Non-Aligned Media :Canadian authorities ran war game drills depicting ISIS attack scenarios:

**excerpts, see entire article on Non-Aligned Media

“Joshua Blakeney has pointed out that Adrienne Arsenault of CBC reported last night that in...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-24 - Original post - cached version


This is the fundraising campaign of a good friend of mine, Sharyn Lock, who I worked with in Gaza in 2008/9 [her blog from Gaza].

A bit of background: Sharyn was on the first Free Gaza boat to Gaza in August 2008, and was a core component of organizing the boats, five trips...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-23 - Original post - cached version

Posted by In Gaza

Brandon Martinez: Ottawa shooting: a false flag designed to steal away our freedoms?:

“I’m not one to hastily jump to conclusions about events like these, but the alleged shooting at the Canadian parliament and a nearby war memorial that took place today smells...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-22 - Original post - cached version

[via Nizar Abboud youtube account]


**Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari has for years been speaking the truth of Syria’s fight against the zionist-nato-turkey-gulf terrorist coalition.

Note: Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, hence Syria, re-affirms “the right of the Palestinian people to self-...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-21 - Original post - cached version

Been working on articles and reflections from/on Syria that I should have finished ages ago. That said, they should be done in the coming week or two, including:

-reflections on visiting liberated Ma’aloula

-the massacres that just don’t matter somehow (Only Atrocious When Useful...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-20 - Original post - cached version

Oct 20, 2014, Al Akhbar: Israeli settler runs over, kills 5-year-old Palestinian girl:

“A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma’an.

Einas Khalil, five, died after being hit by a car driven by...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-20 - Original post - cached version

Press TV reporter appears to be victim of CIA black op:

““Mrs. Shim most likely died as a result of her tireless pursuit of truth which is suppressed by media in the West. Mrs. Shim appears to be the victim of a CIA black op, most likely with the cooperation of Turkey who just recently...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-18 - Original post - cached version

-by Tim Anderson, Jun 29, 2013

Attacks on the Syrian Arab Army have come from all sides, most western media claiming it has been ‘brutal’, defends a ‘dictatorship’ or represents an ‘Alawite regime’. While the army has confronted violence with violence, a series of ‘false flag’...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-18 - Original post - cached version

Tim Anderson graphic

Filed under: Syria

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-17 - Original post - cached version

Event to launch Dan Glazebrook’s new book: “Divide and Ruin: the West’s Imperial Strategy in an Age of Crisis”
FB page


Dan Glazebrook, Author of “Divide and Ruin”

Sukant Chandan, Chair of the Tricontinental Anti-Imperialist Platform

Marcel Cartier,...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-17 - Original post - cached version

Someone brought to my attention the seemingly innocent question posted on a rather well-followed figure’s FB wall.  Her feigned ignorance is dangerous; she can mislead well-intentioned people who haven’t delved into researching Syria beyond CNN/NY Times and co.

On that note,...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-16 - Original post - cached version

Eva Bartlett:

Very much enjoyed this podcast; need to listen a second time!

Originally posted on Porkins Policy Review:

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-16 - Original post - cached version

“The government of Canada is sending Canadian CF-18s to bomb ISIS in Iraq. There are already Canadian Special Forces on the ground taking part in the war.

Iraq and Syria are in ruins because of interventions by the US and its allies. More bombing will not make the situation better but...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-15 - Original post - cached version


Oct 14, 2014, Eretz Zen

This video shows excerpts from videos belonging to Harakat Hazm (Hazzm Movement or Steadfastness Movement), which operates with US-backing and whose formation was announced in January 2014 in the presence of...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-14 - Original post - cached version

Oct 13, 2014, Al Masdar: West Hama Road Liberated by Tiger Forces; Salma is on the Verge of Liberation:

“The main road to the villages of Al-‘Aziziyyeh, Al-Tamana’a, and Al-Jayid in western Hama are now under Syrian Arab Army control, following a successful military operation earlier...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-12 - Original post - cached version

Sana: People of Ein al-Arab continue to defend their city against ISIS terrorists:

“The people of Ein al-Arab city northeast of Aleppo continue to repel the terrorist of ISIS, with local sources saying that locals managed to carry out special operations including infiltration ops in the...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-12 - Original post - cached version

Gaza’s Dream[VIDEO]:


Press TV, Israel ignoring health conditions of Palestinian inmates:

“The Tel Aviv regime is turning a blind eye to the deteriorating health conditions of about 1,500 sick Palestinians behind bars in Israeli prisons.

Figures show around 100 of...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-12 - Original post - cached version

“The war on Syria and the war on Gaza are inextricably linked. Solidarity with Syria, solidarity with Gaza are two sides of the same coin. Because the people of Palestine, the people of Syria, the people of Iraq are fighting the same enemy, they are victims of a wide-ranging regional war which...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-11 - Original post - cached version

Tim Anderson

Brandon Martinez, Judeo-American imperium manipulates Canada into farcical ISIS quagmire:

“On October 7 the Canadian parliament, effectively operating under the Stalinist dictatorship of Stephen Harper’s Neoconservative Party, voted to join the farcical US-led...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-11 - Original post - cached version

Saturday October 25, 2014
2:30 pm
U.S. Consulate – 360 University Avenue (just north of Osgoode subway station)

Why we say NO to Canada’s war in Iraq

We have all seen the pictures and read the reports abut the brutal sectarian group ISIS in Iraq and Syria and many...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-11 - Original post - cached version

Ajamu Baraka: As ISIS Slaughters Kurds in Kobani, the U.S. Bombs Syrian Grain Silos:

“The U.S. is conducting a curious humanitarian war against ISIS in Syria. While Kobani, the largely Kurdish district that straddles the border with Turkey is being attacked by ISIS forces and facing the...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-10 - Original post - cached version


Robert Parry, Eyes Finally Open to Syrian Realities:

“In late summer 2013, Official Washington was rushing to the judgment that the “evil” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had launched a barrage of missiles tipped with Sarin gas to slaughter hundreds of civilians in rebel...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-09 - Original post - cached version

Sons of Malcolm: Dan Glazebrook Explains Ayn al-Arab (Kobane), Syria On Press TV


Crescent International: Buffer zone as part of imperialists’ plan to attack Syria:

“The idea of a “buffer zone” on Syrian territory at the Syria-Turkish border first broached by President...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-07 - Original post - cached version

“Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank have been in support of their fellow brothers and sisters in Gaza throughout the so-called “Operation Protective Edge”. This was demonstrated through their strings of pro-Gaza rallies since Israel began its assault on Gaza.

However, the western...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-05 - Original post - cached version

“Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Walid Muallem, stated in an interview with al-Mayadeen TV, that the approach the US and its allies are continuing to take in Syria by arming terrorist groups, otherwise referred to by the Obama administration as “moderate Syrian rebels,” will...

Eva Bartlett - 2014-10-04 - Original post - cached version

via Tony Seed’s blog:


Speak-out and organize to stop the US-led destruction of Iraq and Syria now

Windsor – Rally and Speak-Out: Stop the U.S.-Led Destruction of Iraq and Syria Now!

Saturday, October 4 — 11:00 am
Meet at City Hall Square — Speak Out starts at...


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