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Boxers for Peace Syria 2019 video archive

One way we remember events that are important to us is through video. Below is an archive of a dozen videos from our June/July trip to Syria. I have ordered the videos chronologically:

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Regime changers declare war on Congresswoman

RISING US political star Tulsi Gabbard has been linked to Nazis and labelled a “dictator’s stooge” after daring to promote a peace agenda for war-ravaged Syria. The Hawaiian Congresswoman set off a firestorm when she advocated a break with the … Continue reading

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Tulsi goes to Damascus … and the world waits

RISING Democratic Party star Tulsi Gabbard has lobbed a pigeon among the cats of the US foreign policy establishment with a secret “fact-finding” trip to Syria. The claws came out after the Hawaiian Congresswoman’s office conceded she had met  several … Continue reading

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Beyond tolerance – Syria as a model for religious integration and harmony

Father Dave has just returned from a moving visit to war-ravaged Syria. One of the hard lessons he learned is that, in the face of aggressive, ‘takfiri’ Islam, Australians might need to rethink their attitudes to religious tolerance. DIVINE Service … Continue reading

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New year blighted by old problems

As the latest ceasefire settled across Syria’s killing fields, Father Dave and several other Australians of goodwill, were in the air. He put these thoughts together as a new Damascus year struggled to kick clear of the shadows of dark … Continue reading

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Rebel, rebel – how couldn’t they know?

SUDDENLY, late in the Syrian day, one mainstream western news outlet is taking baby steps towards honouring the claim in its title. The Independent’s Robert Fisk has joined colleague, Patrick Cockburn, in calling bullshit on key elements of the propaganda … Continue reading

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Terror convoys descend on troubled city

TERRORISTS are driving Syrians out of their seventh-largest city as they prepare to make a last desperate stand at Deir Ezzor. Multiple sources, including the Wall St Journal,  jihadi websites and American commanders, suggest the dire military situation facing DAESH … Continue reading

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Media turns its guns on Syria

  In war, truth is the first casualty THE QUOTE above is generally attributed to a Greek bloke called Aeschylus, a dramatist churning out blockbusters a good 500 years before Jesus Christ walked the earth. In the American age, however, … Continue reading

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Aleppo – freedom on hold

WHY the interminable messing around about freeing the people of Aleppo from their  tormentors? Since Russian air power flew to the aid of the Syrian armed forces and their allies on the ground, it appears they have had both the capacity, and the will, … Continue reading

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Al sham – the name says it all

WHEN are the lads from Al-Qaeda not such a bad lot, after all? When they are having a crack at the Middle East’s last remaining secular government, it seems. That’s right, Al Qaeda – the mob who flew into the … Continue reading

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