Journalist || Syrian/British || Fluent in English, French, Arabic & German.

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Joined July 2019
My statement outside the Old Bailey on the #Assange extradition hearing.
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Good calling Pompeo out. Some more points: -Saddam's Iraq was secular & Ba'athist, hence no link to AQ -Sunni & Shia aren't mortal enemies. This is such a simplistic view of the Middle East. We're not just primitives fighting over religion. -Iran helped crush AQ in Syria
Al Qaeda is Sunni Muslim. Iran is Shia. This is the exact same playbook that the Bush administration used to get us into the Iraq War (another Shia nation), and Pompeo thinks we're too stupid to notice. Imagine being arrogant enough to recycle that lie. reuters.com/article/usa-iranโ€ฆ
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Also worth pointing out Iraq's Popular Mobiization Forces (PMU), supported by Iran, has Christians, Sunnis, Yazidis, people of all backgrounds in it. I've seen with my own eyes and experienced the religious & ethnic harmony in Syria. Yes, we all get along it exists and it's real.
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We all know who really supports Al Qaeda:)
I talked about an eye opening interview where Mehdi Hassan @mehdirhasan gets ex-Mossad chief Halevy to admit that israel not only supported Al Qaeda fighters in order to destabilise Syria, but also because they view them as more "humane" than Hezbollah. invidio.us/0fG15meLbk4
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Richard Medhurst ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ retweeted
WATCH: Trump Regime to Starve Yemen with New Sanctions invidio.us/0BScIaGp5xU
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They killed people like they were ants. In a split second, lives snuffed out and families destroyed. How is this fair?
During 2005, US and coalition forces killed an average of 1-2 Iraqi civilians every single day. We know this thanks to Chelsea Manning @xychelsea @wikileaks and @iraqbodycount. This is why Julian Assange is in prison. iraqbodycount.org/analysis/bโ€ฆ
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During 2005, US and coalition forces killed an average of 1-2 Iraqi civilians every single day. We know this thanks to Chelsea Manning @xychelsea @wikileaks and @iraqbodycount. This is why Julian Assange is in prison. iraqbodycount.org/analysis/bโ€ฆ
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Keep in mind this is just 1-2 civilians in EOF incidents. The real, total figure of civilian casualties is undoubtedly much higher.
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"US Marines fired 30 rounds at a vehicle that broke a โ€œno penetration lineโ€ while approaching their post. The vehicle contained a family of a father, mother and four daughters. The mother was killed, while the father and 3 of the kids sustained injuries." iraqbodycount.org/database/iโ€ฆ
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You are a stain on Britainโ€“ and that is saying something given our history.
Washington tells us of evidence that staff at the Wuhan Institute of Virology had coronavirus in autumn 2019... Will China ever admit the truth?
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Nigel seems to have an issue with foreigners. Here he is in 2016 unveiling his anti-refugee poster while campaigning for Brexit. Why make substantive arguments when you can just incite racial hatred and fearmonger?
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Richard Medhurst ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ retweeted
I so hope @Snowden that you and Assange get pardoned. You both are heros and will be known in history for the personal sacrifices you all made.
Look at how overwhelming public support is for an Assange pardonโ€”in EVERY poll like thisโ€”and think about what it says about any President who refuses to shut down THE most dangerous legal case in the journalism because he's afraid of criticism from the worst people in government.
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People are dying in Yemen.
After four very long years itโ€™s crazy to think that in just 18 hours Trump will be eating loaded potato skins poolside at Mar-a-Lago and Mike Pence will be off battling gays in space.
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Trump's designation of Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) & Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) comes into effect today. I can't overstate how devastating these sanctions are for an already famished country, destroyed by US & KSA. invidio.us/0BScIaGp5xU
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No matter your political views today, there is a sense of peace when you see the incoming President show some empathy.
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It's okay guys.. surely this is all a ruse so she can get close enough to throw a shoe at him.. she won't fail us.
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