In the article Inside Madaya: Videos Show Suffering of Starving Syrian Town by Nick Paton Walsh, published by CNN on January 26th of 2016, some of the atrocities of the Syrian war are exposed. In Madaya, a town in the middle of the conflict, and sieged by pro-governmental forces, are confined innocent children and adults. These people did not received medical, nor food support for the last ten days.
Why? Because these aid convoys are not allowed in. So far, the effect of... [+] Read more
Aylan Kurdi. Do you remember that name? It’s been all over the news in the past couple of days. He is the little boy who was washed up the shore of a beach in Turkey. That little boy’s death is the latest display of society’s failure.
Aylan and his family were hopeful refugees, who just wanted to get away from all of the horror that is talking place in their native country of Syria caused by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS) and by the country’s dictator Bashar Hafez al-Assad.
They set out on a journey to reach the Greek island of Kos with 23 other people. But their boat... [+] Read more
For about two years now, a civil war has been tearing the country of Syria apart. Syrians, encouraged by the recent changes in Egypt, decided to protest against their current president Bashar al-Assad. The government answered by attacking its people, hoping it would stop the protests. Unfortunately, this action leads a group of rebels to form and retaliate. This war has been going on since 2011 causing thousands of people to die and thousands of others to escape to the closest country. This article will look at one country in particular who has been accepting Syrian refugees since the... [+] Read more
A chemical warfare was launched in Syria on August 21, 2013. The population of Damascus suburbs targeted and caused 1,429 death and many other injuries.This event lead the U.S. to speculate that Bashar Assad's regime was responsible for this act since the rebel had no means neither the equipment to launch a raid of this magnitude. President Barack Obama wants to send U.S. military to intervene in the present situation in Syria to aid rebels and population against their political dictator. This method is believed to be the fastest response for assistance. Contradiction and... [+] Read more
Syria’s starting to be a real horror scene. We can believe it; childs killed, population intoxicated, guns, missiles, chemical weapons … To talk about it & move, the G20 regroup in Russia, on wednesday 4th.
The G20 is a group of 20 countries, who normally regroup every year, compose by Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and United Sates. This year, in St. Petersburg, Russia, they have to talk about fostering freer trade, creating... [+] Read more
I have always been interested in international politics. When I read an article describing the recent events in Syria (http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/08/201383022471103335.html), I felt obligated to critically analyse it from an ethical point of view. As of August 31th, an alleged chemical strike that killed hundreds of civilians in the city of Damascus, Syria, is still under investigation by UN officials. The US, stating these attacks were commanded by Syria’s current... [+] Read more
Newspapers, TV News, blogs, Facebook, Twitter are all talking about these tragic incidents in Syria. Some are posting videos, other articles about the horrible and undeniable fact that the population have been intoxicated by chemical gases. But, first of all, are we really sure that it was an attack? And if yes, than, why?
The United States clearly mention that people in Syria have been attack and they were almost sure that it was an attack coming from the president Assad against the rebels. Since the investigation of the UN in Damascus is not done yet, they can’t be at 100% sure. The... [+] Read more