” hope that you, the youth of Hong Kong, are aware of the savage and humiliating actions that your ancestors were subjected to by the British. And I hope, too, that you are aware that Britain has never apologized to the people of Hong Kong and China for its monstrous actions during the Opium Wars.”
“The video below was produced by a lawyer in HK who is very angry at the reporting done by the Western media. She asked to show it to people all over the world so they know the truth of what is happening in HK. Please take a few minutes to watch the truth. Thank you.”
The opposite way — the anti-imperialist viewpoint — of reporting about war and international relations, has been embodied, to cite two prime authentic journalists — NOT propagandists (such as Colvin was) — by Vanessa Beeley, and also by Eva Bartlett. Both of these authentically great reporters have also covered the war in Syria. Here, from them, is this opposite way of interpreting war and international relations:
The areas we entered, the residential homes were relatively undamaged, contrary to Western media hyperbole and sensationalism. Instead we saw a town devoid of civilians. The sounds of ongoing battles for Tamanah and other areas could be heard close by, the boom of artillerty and gunfire.
Finally civlians and fighters can breathe and see peace restored to their battered city. I attended a baptism party one evening, many of the fighters told me this was the first time they had danced in six years. Beautiful. I will post videos of this stunning celebration of life a little later.
“One day it is going to be a very beautiful memory to show it to our great children. Telling them the story of millions of syrian heroes men and women whom made Syria better and built it with their love even after tough few years of war. We had to stand up on our feet again for them for better Syria for love and peace”