The Security Council has to Prevent a Second Rwandan Genocide in Syria
SNHR has released the report: “Detailed Account of the Russian-Syrian Attacks on the Neighborhoods of Eastern Aleppo after 25 Days of the Second Cessation of Hostilities Statement”
The report documents the most notable violations of human rights that were perpetrated by government forces and their allies the Russian forces in the 25 days following the end of the Cessation of Hostilities statement. The report draws upon the archive that has been built through the daily and ongoing process of documentation and monitoring over the course of the period of time covered by the report in addition to accounts from survivors and eyewitnesses.
We have composed a letter which you may like to use to contact your Public Representatives on the ongoing crisis in Syria. Our public representatives, on the whole, have been found lacking on their response to the crisis in Syria. By writing to them directly, you might encourage them to fulfill their mandate to represent the voice of the Irish people on this important matter.
You will find an alphabetical list of all T.D.s here: http://www.oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=0&HouseNum=32&disp=mem
Your will find an alphabetical list of all Senators here: http://www.oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=1&HouseNum=25&disp=mem
Eastern Aleppo faces extermination due to incessant airstrikes carried out by the Assad regime and its Russian allies. Barrel bombs, incendiary cluster munitions and ‘bunker-busting’ high explosives are being dropped on its civilian population of approximately 300,000, including 100,000 children. Hospitals are a prime target. Now, only 30 doctors remain in Eastern Aleppo to treat the victims of these horrific attacks.We cannot stand by while the children of Aleppo are being killed and gravely injured. We must speak out against Vladimir Putin and his Russian forces for their direct role in perpetrating these atrocities.On Thursday, 20th October, Dundalk FC face Putin’s local team – Zenit St. Petersburg – in the Europa LeagueThe Irish Syria Solidarity Movement (ISSM) is holding a demonstration before this significant football match. Please join us outside Tallaght Stadium, from 6pm on Thursday, to protest against Russia’s military involvement in the war in Syria.Show your solidarity with the people of Aleppo, and elsewhere in Syria, who are under Russian bombardment.Leading NGOs on the current situation in Aleppo:Médecins Sans Frontières, Head of Operations: ’The whole of eastern Aleppo is being targeted. Hundreds of civilians are being massacred; their lives have turned into hell.’Amnesty International: ‘Deliberate attacks on civilians not directly participating in hostilities and on civilian objects, including hospitals and other medical facilities, violate international humanitarian law (also known as the laws of war) and amount to war crimes’
To support this effort, please phone (01 492 2048) and email (email@example.com) the Russian embassy to express your disgust in person.
We also urge you to contact the Iranian embassy in the same regard (01 288 5881) & firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please email and phone as frequently as you feel necessary.
Syria and in particular in Aleppo at the moment.
civilians being made suffer because of your government’s greed and lust for
government is engaging in WAR CRIMES.
people. I ask that your government talk to America and find a way forward
that is not destructive of innocent life.
Dear Honorable Ambassador Maxim A. Peshkov,
The blizzard of lies issuing from the Russian state about it’s activities in Syria (and Ukraine)
just shows how lacking in any moral sense it’s government is.
Do you think we are such fools as to believe a word that emanates from Russian sources.
Not since Hitler has a state and it’s leader used terror on such a scale against a civil population.
Your people suffered Stalingrad and know that barbarism doesn’t win in the long term.
For you, it seems, your job is to continue lying on behalf of your State.
I feel sorry for you.
Organised by Refugee and Migrant Solidarity Ireland
Eastern Aleppo and other parts of Syria are under continued attack by the despotic Assad regime and the combined military forces of Russia and Iran.
The decades-old disasterous and hugely destructive military adventures of the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as lending massive military support to the regional destabilising forces of Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt has robbed it and its allies of any credibility in the region.
In 2005, with the humanitarian disasters such as Rwanda and Srebrenica still raw, ALL U.N. member states signed up to a doctrine called Responsibility to Protect (R2P). Unfortunately, despite R2P, the U.N. has again proven itself incapable of protecting civilians in Syria today – just as it failed in Rwanda and Srebrenica.
We are calling on the U.S. to remember the outrage and shame that inspired the R2P doctrine and respond immediately according to its provisions – even without the impossible hurdle of a Security Council resolution – to defend the innocent civilians of Aleppo and other parts of Syria being targeted by the Assad regime and its accomplices. The U.S. and its military allies have a lot to answer for in the Middle East. Now is the time to begin to make amends.
We are calling for credible and actionable threats of specific & targeted retaliation
by the U.S. and its allies
against any military force that is deliberately targeting civilians in Syria.
Please join us outside the U.S. Embassy, 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, at 2pm on Saturday, 8th October to demonstrate the sense of urgency that we in Ireland feel for the U.S. and its allies to live up to its Responsibility to Protect in Syria.
The Irish Syria Solidarity Movement with the support of peace campaigner Brendan Butler will be holding a protest demonstration outside the Russian Embassy at 184-186 Orwell Road on Thursday 6th October at 6pm. Further details to follow. In the meantime, we urge everyone signing this petition to also phone (01 492 2048) and email (email@example.com) the Russian embassy to express your disgust in person.
In the meantime, we urge you to also phone (01 492 2048) and email (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Russian embassy to express your disgust in person. We also urge you to contact the Iranian embassy in the same regard (01 288 5881 & email@example.com). Please phone as frequently as you feel necessary. If you are emailing, please cc firstname.lastname@example.org.