Nothing to cry about.

The Daily Mail

 

Don’t cha just love all the old bollocks about Syria?

It seems that our government is now admitting supplying Sarin to Syria’s President Assad.

This then I suppose, is the proof positive that Syrian government troops were responsible for the chemical attack that killed 1,400 Syrian Civilians last month… Yawn.

Course, this news could be extremely awkward for the Cunt Cameron. I mean, how can he possibly think of even attacking Syria over the gas attack when Britain supplied them with the means to do so.

You see, according to the Daily Mail:

Between July 2004 and May 2010 the Government issued five export licences to two companies, allowing them to sell Syria sodium fluoride, which is used to make sarin.

The Government last night admitted for the first time that the chemical was delivered to Syria – a clear breach of international protocol on the trade of dangerous substances that has been condemned as ‘grossly irresponsible’.

Not good. Not good at all.

Now, let me think? Exactly when did Cameron become Prime Minister?

“I think you’ll find it was the 10th of May 2010 Spiv… Can’t really blame Cameron then can you”?

Ha, ha. A bit too convenient if you ask me voice of reason… Trust me, Assad wasn’t responsible for the chemical attack.

The following is from RT News:

There is proof the footage of the alleged chemical attack in Syria was fabricated, Mother Agnes Mariam el-Salib, mother superior of St. James Monastery in Qara, Syria, told RT. She says she is about to submit her findings to the UN. Read More

And that report is just one of many.

You really must try harder Daily Mail Chimps.

Meantime, the real reason that the Cunt Cameron decided to take action against Syria – or at least according to the Daily Mail – is the shocking report a tearful Mrs Cunt Cameron gave him, having made a visit to the country… Well, almost to the country… But not quite.

Mrs Cunt Cameron is an Ambassador for ‘Save the Children’.

Not doing very well is she… Just saying.

Mind you, according to the Daily Mail, Sam Cam has been moved to tears quite a few times in the past.

For instance the propaganda rag reported in October 2012:

Samantha Cameron was moved to tears today as her husband David spoke about their disabled son Ivan who died at the age of six.

And before anyone says she is entitled to cry over her dead son you ought to first read my article ‘Camerons Closet’, and also be aware of the fact that it isn’t the first and only time that the Cunt Cameron’s have used Ivan as a means of manipulation.

Take this as another example from the Daily Mail in November 2010:

David Cameron and his wife Samantha both wept today as they visited the special needs school their son Ivan attended.

Psychopaths are very good at feigning sorrow, despite being incapable of feeling it for others… Just saying… Again.

 

 

Britain sent poison gas chemicals to Assad: Proof that the UK delivered Sarin agent to Syrian regime for SIX years

  • British companies sold sodium flouride to Syrian firm
  • The chemical is a key component in manufacture of nerve gas
  • Sale has been blasted as ‘grossly irresponsible’
  • Intelligence expert says substance will have been diverted to regime

By MARK NICOL

PUBLISHED: 22:10, 7 September 2013 | UPDATED: 22:47, 7 September 2013

British companies sold chemicals to Syria that could have been used to produce the deadly nerve agent that killed 1,400 people, The Mail on Sunday can reveal today.

Between July 2004 and May 2010 the Government issued five export licences to two companies, allowing them to sell Syria sodium fluoride, which is used to make sarin.

The Government last night admitted for the first time that the chemical was delivered to Syria – a clear breach of international protocol on the trade of dangerous substances that has been condemned as ‘grossly irresponsible’.

A Syrian man mourns over a dead body after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces. It has emerged that British companies sold the Syrian regime a key ingredient in the manufacture of sarin gasA Syrian man mourns over a dead body after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces. It has emerged that British companies sold the Syrian regime a key ingredient in the manufacture of sarin gas

The sales were made at a time when President Bashar Assad was strongly suspected to be stockpiling the chemical weapons that have caused an international crisis.

The UK firms delivered sodium fluoride to a  Syrian cosmetics company for what they claim were legitimate purposes. But intelligence experts believe President Assad’s regime uses such companies to divert chemicals into its weapons programme.

 

Thomas Docherty MP, a member of the Commons Arms Export Controls Committee, said: ‘These are very disturbing revelations uncovered by The Mail on Sunday regarding the provision of sodium fluoride to Syria. At no time should we have allowed President Assad’s regime to get its hands on this substance. 

How the British chemicals aid AssadHow the British chemicals aid Assad

‘Previously we thought that while export licences had been granted, no chemicals were actually delivered. Now we know that in the build-up to the Syrian civil war, UK companies – with the backing of our Government – were supplying this potentially lethal substance.

‘While the last export licence was issued in May 2010, these licences are obtained prior to manufacture and the industry standard is for four to five months to pass before  the chemicals are delivered.

‘So we are looking at late 2010 for the  British supplies of sodium fluoride reaching Syria. The Government has some very serious questions  to answer.’

Last week it was revealed that the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) had granted export licences in 2012 – but they were not used to send sodium fluoride to Syria.

The European Union subsequently banned exports outright.

Prime Minister David Cameron
An intelligence expert says President Assad will have diverted sodium flouride to chemical weapons programmes

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) failed to secure support for military action against Syria. An intelligence expert says President Assad will have diverted sodium flouride to chemical weapons programmes

Last night the BIS refused to answer questions regarding how much sodium fluoride was bought and sold – or which companies were involved.

Intelligence expert Richard Kemp, a former member of the Government’s COBRA emergency committee, said last night: ‘President Assad would undoubtedly have diverted legitimately exported supplies of sodium fluoride in order to make chemical weapons.

‘He would have absolutely no qualms about doing this, and his practice was well known to British diplomats and our intelligence agencies. In this light, it is grossly irresponsible of BIS to have approved these licences from 2004 to 2010.’

Scientists at the UK’s military research laboratory at Porton Down proved that sarin was used in the chemical attack on August 21 after testing items of clothing recovered from the scene. 

A Syrian army soldier walks on a street in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, SyriaA Syrian army soldier walks on a street in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, Syria

The US says the attack, near Damascus, killed 1,429 people, including 426 children.

And yesterday, EU officials meeting in Lithuania announced that they are convinced that the chemical attack was the work of President Assad’s forces rather than any opposition fighters.

Last night a senior scientist condemned the sale, as Syria is one of just five countries to have refused to sign protocols against the use  of chemical weapons.

The other nations not to have signed up to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) accords are North Korea, South Sudan, Egypt and Angola.

Professor Alastair Hay, a toxicology expert at Leeds University, said: ‘The Government’s approval of sodium fluoride sales to Syria  during a period when it was widely suspected the regime was stockpiling dangerous substances is deeply disturbing.

‘This was a serious mistake on BIS’s part as while sodium fluoride has a multitude of benign uses, such as toothpaste, it remains a key ingredient in the manufacture of sarin. Quite simply, you need fluoride to make sarin.

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries the body of a fellow fighter during clashes in Aleppo last monthA Free Syrian Army fighter carries the body of a fellow fighter during clashes in Aleppo last month

‘Given Syria’s refusal to sign up to the OPCW’s regulations I cannot see any justification for these sales. Have we learned nothing since the 1990s? Back then sodium fluoride was sold by the UK to intermediaries buying the chemical for Iraq where Saddam Hussein gassed his own people.’

Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind also condemned the sale. He said: ‘When you have a dual-use chemical and one of the uses is for the construction of chemical weapons, as a general policy that should not be permitted for sale to any regime that is either known to have or might be interested in constructing chemical weapons or to a country that has failed to sign up to the international accords on the trade in restricted substances.

‘So in the case of these licences being awarded to sell sodium fluoride to Syria it sounds as if some serious errors were made.’

The BIS approved the sales of sodium fluoride to Syria on the basis that it was strictly for use in the cosmetics industry. But last night, a department spokesman said naming the firms involved in the trade would breach their client confidentiality.

Sarin, which is made by combining the fluorine in sodium fluoride with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and phosphorous, is considered one of the world’s most dangerous chemical warfare agents. It disrupts the nervous system, over-stimulating muscles and vital organs.

It is more than 500 times as toxic as cyanide. It can be inhaled as a gas or absorbed through the skin. In high doses, sarin suffocates its victims by paralysing the muscles around their lungs, and one drop can kill in minutes.

Last night a BIS spokesman said: ‘The five licences were granted to two UK exporters. We cannot publish their names for reasons of commercial confidentiality. The end users were two Syrian commercial companies.

The quantities of sodium fluoride involved were commensurate with the stated end use in the production of cosmetics and there was no reason to link them with Syria’s chemical weapons programme. This remains the case.’

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Samantha Cameron’s tears for the innocents: The real story of visit to Syrian camp by PM’s wife which stirred him to action

  • Samantha Cameron visited a camp close to Syrian border
  • PM’s wife is an ambassador for Save The Children
  • She met families displaced by the violence sweeping the nation

By IAN GALLAGHER

PUBLISHED: 22:05, 7 September 2013 | UPDATED: 22:54, 7 September 2013

Samantha Cameron talks to Rana, 13, who saw her uncle being killed in the street in Syria. The PM's wife visited Lebabon in her role as Save The Children ambassadorSamantha Cameron talks to Rana, 13, who saw her uncle being killed in the street in Syria. The PM’s wife visited Lebabon in her role as Save The Children ambassador

In a cramped tent in a refugee settlement close to the Syrian border, two women cling to each other, both weeping openly.

One is Um Nabil, 35, who has fled the fighting in her homeland. The other is Samantha Cameron.

She is on her first solo foreign trip as a Save The Children ambassador and has been listening, shaking her head in disbelief, to a pitiful tale. 

‘I am with you. I will do all I can to help you,’ Mrs Cameron says. 

This encounter, in March, is one that neither woman is likely to forget. For Um Nabil and her family it offered real hope that their lives would improve.

And for the Prime Minister’s wife, it prompted her to press her husband to do more to help ease the humanitarian disaster.

One Cabinet Minister claimed Mrs Cameron is the ‘biggest explanation’ for the PM’s hawkish approach to the conflict, which has already cost more than 100,000 lives.

Yet in a terrible indignity that is certain to cause Mrs Cameron dismay, The Mail on Sunday has learned that not only have Um Nabil’s circumstances failed to improve, they are about to get significantly worse.

Along with most of the other 150 refugees who inhabit their small tented encampment, Um Nabil and her family have been told that unless they leave by 11am today, they will be physically evicted.

‘We cannot even take the tents with us,’ she says. ‘We have  been told they must remain for other refugees, whose need is apparently greater than our own. 

‘We have no idea what we will do, where we will go. We will have to sleep in the fields with no shelter.

‘What kind of life is that?  It is a tragedy.’

When Mrs Cameron visited Lebanon on a low-profile trip without media accompaniment, Save The Children disclosed only that she met families near the Syrian border. 

The Majdla Anjar camp, close to the Syrian borderThe Majdla Anjar camp, close to the Syrian border

At the time, the charity issued a press release quoting Mrs Cameron saying: ‘As a mother, it is horrifying to hear the harrowing stories from the children I met today. No child should ever experience what they have.

‘With every day that passes, more children and parents are being killed, more innocent childhoods are being smashed to pieces.’ 

But until now the truth about  the people she visited has never been revealed. While all speak highly of Mrs Cameron, praising her sensitivity, some express disappointment with Save The Children and other humanitarian agencies who, they say, should be doing more to help.

Abd Razzak Khalil and his son Hadi, two, who met Mrs CameronAbd Razzak Khalil and his son Hadi, two, who met Mrs Cameron

We found some of the people Mrs Cameron met living on the edge of the small town of Majdal Anjar, surrounded by barren mountains, in the eastern Bekaa Valley. Made up of 25 families, living in 21 tents, their camp has only two toilets and no washing facilities.

Everyone receives £17 a month from the  UN refugee agency UNHCR, and a few families most in need are given food vouchers from Save The Children.

All insist that this is not nearly enough. Because there are no cooking facilities, they eat only cold food, mostly beans and cheese flavoured with herbs and oil.

To supplement the handouts, the men seek farm work, but speak of being ‘treated like slaves’ and paid only half of what they had been promised. Sometimes they receive nothing at all.

But worst of all, says one man, banging his fist in anger on the floor: ‘When evicted we won’t  be able to give our children shelter, never mind enough food.’ 

Aid agencies find the decision  to evict illogical, if not downright cruel. It was taken by officials from the local municipality  which, like others in the Bekaa Valley, is unsympathetic to the refugees’ plight. ‘The camp was only meant to be temporary, and now we have more emergency cases so the people there now, some have been there for six months, must move on,’ said a spokesman for the town’s mayor. 

When Um Nabil, her husband and their three children – daughters Hiba, 11, Baraa, nine, and six-year-old son Nabil – met Mrs Cameron, they were new arrivals from the Syrian city of Homs, scene of some of the most appalling violence. 

‘Mrs Cameron asked us about our situation and we told her about what had happened in Homs, the constant shelling, the killing, the rape,’ says Um Nabil.

‘Like me she has three children, she understands. I spoke of the boy, how frightened he still is, the bedwetting and nightmares, and the terrible things the girls saw. Her eyes were wet with tears all the time I was talking, but then she started to weep. That’s when she hugged me, and I started crying too.

An estimated two million people have been displaced by the civil war in SyriaAn estimated two million people have been displaced by the civil war in Syria

‘Of all the people who have visited us in the past six months, she was the most compassionate and humanitarian. But we didn’t tell her everything. At the time it was too painful. 

‘There was the time, for instance, when my husband’s sister was thrown from her fourth-floor balcony by Assad’s militia who went to her apartment and tried to rape her.

‘She survived but is crippled. And my daughter watched her uncle get cut down in the street by a sniper. A tank then fired on him and his intestines appeared to explode. 

‘But we told Mrs Cameron of  our escape, when our car came under fire from snipers near a checkpoint one night. We crawled out of the car but the searchlight wasn’t working so we were able  to hide in tall grass.

‘Mrs Cameron asked us about life in the camp  and became very upset. She is  a sensitive lady and I could see  the love and pain in her eyes.’

As Um Nabil speaks, her  son plays nearby. ‘He is still traumatised and has nightmares. See how quiet and afraid he is. There are about 100 children in this camp but they play so quietly; that is not normal.’

Her son enters her tent and flinches at the sound of an explosion over the border. 

‘We must get away from here,’ says his mother. ‘I know Mrs Cameron is trying to help us.  I am convinced of that.’

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries the body of a fellow fighter during clashes in Aleppo last monthA Free Syrian Army fighter carries the body of a fellow fighter during clashes in Aleppo last month

Many of the camp’s refugees enjoyed comfortable lives before the war. 

Amar Abou Mohamed, a 32-year-old shoe designer from Damascus, employed ten people in three shops. ‘Life was good,’ he says. 

Next to him sits Abd Razzak  Khalil, 37, once a prosperous estate agent with a spacious apartment. 
‘Those days are a world away,’  he says.

‘Yesterday I kissed my two-and-a-half-year-old son  Hadi on the forehead and as I  did so I said to myself silently,  “I cannot give you enough to eat, my boy, and now I cannot give  you shelter.” ’

‘We met Mrs Cameron, she brought sweets for the children. She was very kind and responded with great sadness to our stories. 

‘I spoke of seeing three friends lined up against a wall by the  Shabiha [the feared, armed regime supporters]. They took machetes to the men’s heads, cutting them open like watermelons. There was great honesty in Mrs Cameron’s eyes.

‘She was affected deeply  by our suffering. But now, we  are being evicted. It is truly terrible. We have no idea what  will happen.’

Abd holds his thumbs and forefinger together, leaving only an inch between them, saying: ‘But I still have this much dignity left so when them municipality police come, I will not resist. We will leave quietly.’

A Syrian army soldier walks on a street in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, SyriaA Syrian army soldier walks on a street in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, Syria

His friends nod in agreement  as he talks of how Save The Children and other charities  ‘have let us down’. ‘I can’t remember the last time they  were here. They were happy to  use us when Mrs Cameron visited. Shouldn’t they have stuck by us?’ 

When we explain that we requested Save The Children accompany us on our visit but the charity declined saying the ‘security situation in the region had deteriorated’, Abd and his friends snort with derision.

‘I can’t agree,’ said Amar. ‘Nothing happens here.’

Much of the refugees’ criticism – but not all – stems from frustration and is not wholly justifiable. Their camp was not set up by Save The Children, but a Kuwaiti charity. 

What’s more the humanitarian  crisis is simply overwhelming.  Lebanon hosts more Syrian refugees than anywhere else, 730,000 registered arrivals and possibly 300,000 more without documents – a lot for a country of four million. 

People inspect the damage at a site hit by what activists say was a car bomb in Raqqa province, eastern Syria last weekPeople inspect the damage at a site hit by what activists say was a car bomb in Raqqa province, eastern Syria last week

Yesterday International Development Secretary Justine Greening urged countries opposed to military action in Syria to ‘step up’ their contributions to aiding the refugees.

At the G20 summit Mr Cameron announced an additional £52 million in British aid, bringing the commitment to £400 million.

Few charities are as active  as Save The Children in the  area. It has provided healthcare for more than 10,000 mothers  and children; helped educate 12,000 children and aided thousands of refugees with work. Save The Children yesterday admitted that the refugees  have a ‘right to be angry’. 

The charity’s director in Lebanon, Sonia Zambakides,  said: ‘Unfortunately, the  threat of eviction is something refugees are all too familiar  with. The land they settle on  is generally privately owned  or owned by the local  municipality. 

‘We will provide vulnerable families who have been  evicted with the basic materials  to build a new temporary shelter as well as household items  and cash or vouchers to help  them buy food and other essentials. 

‘We also provide health, child protection and education services.

‘We have helped tens of thousands of vulnerable children and their families in Lebanon but much more needs to be done. 

‘The needs are overwhelming. But the world is still not listening; the UN appeal to help these people is less than 40 per cent funded, as is Save The Children’s appeal. We urgently need more funding.
‘Because of our limited funds, we have to concentrate on helping the most vulnerable families with he most acute needs. 

‘But much as we would like to, we cannot reach everyone.’

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