Posts Tagged ‘ Syria ’

Corbyn Urged to Speak Out on Syria

Oct 14th, 2016 | By admin | Category: Articles, Features, Frontpage, Lead

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to speak out against “the ongoing slaughter of civilians by Russian and Assad-regime forces in Syria” by party members, Momentum activists and socialists, including many self-declared Corbyn supporters.

Signatories to the open letter, published online on 3 October, declare their “wholehearted” agreement with Corbyn’s opposition to militarism and nuclear weapons, and call to end British arms exports to countries such as Saudi Arabia, but say they are “concerned” by the Labour leader’s silence – “so far” – on Syria.

The Syria Debate: When Will We Learn?

Dec 15th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Articles, Comment, Frontpage

Personal experience of RAF bombing in the Middle East meant ERNIE JACQUES paid close attention to the Commons debate on Syrian airstrikes. He didn’t much like what he heard.

Condemn One Dictator; Invite Another?

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The UK government is condemning violence in Syria just days before inviting other brutal regimes to shop for weapons at a massive arms fair in London, according to Campaign Against the Arms Trade.