Tag: Assad

Eagles Amid the Ruins: Syrian Nationalists Reflect After 11 Years of War

Syria’s National Vanguard Syria passed a morbid landmark in March 2021 marking the 10 year anniversary since the outbreak of protests and subsequent Western backed hostilities against the al-Assad government. Arguably the defining conflict of the century so far, the civil...

/ 23/04/2022

Bab al-Hawa: How Ireland Assists Ethnic Cleansing in Syria

A vital aid corridor in north-western Syria, Bab al-Hawa is a rebel-held Syrian border checkpoint adjacent to Turkey. One of the initial areas to fall to anti-Assad forces in 2012, the border crossing, while protected by a recent UN Resolution,...

/ 10/12/2021

Where Next for Refugee Resettlement Post-Covid?

On the 15th of November of last year an Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 touched down on the tarmac of Dublin airport with 160 Syrian nationals. Largely unannounced the refugees were shepherded off the plane by officials wearing UN lanyards and...

/ 22/02/2021