White Helmets founder James Le Mesurier falling to his death from the top floor of his Istanbul home in uncertain circumstances in November 2019 created a myriad of extremely serious problems for a great many powerful people.
What’s going on when an organisation that’s supposed to be committed to international justice engages in skullduggery? It reveals bigger questions of how to protect the international institutions that humanity depends on in striving for a more just world.
BBC caught lying again by citizen journalist, Philip Watson: January the 1st 2021 was not a good time for the people of the UK or Ireland. We had entered into yet another lockdown, in the midst of winter with little hope of a reprieve in sight. During this time the news broadcasts were continuously pumping…
You [Chloe] appear to be investigating the minutiae with regards to the analysts, researchers and journalists who have exposed the White Helmets, yet you feel you don’t have equivalent responsibility to examine every crime the White Helmets are accused of, in particular by the Syrian people who lived under their occupation?
Abd AlKader Habak was a researcher on the BBC series Mayday, produced by Chloe Hadjimatheou. While western audiences were swamped by images of him supposedly saving a child from the Rashideen massacre in April 2017, survivor testimonies that I gathered placed him prior to the planned suicide attack, chatting amicably with the armed groups led by Nusra Front or Al Qaeda in Syria.
“Vanessa Beeley joins the program to discuss the BBC’s forthcoming hit piece on journalists like herself who dare call out the White Helmets as a foreign-founded, foreign-funded, terrorist-embedded propaganda construct. We discuss Beeley’s reporting on Syria that clearly gives the lie to the White Helmets’ humanitarian cover and the clear signs that the BBC is set to launch a new smear campaign against independent journalists.”
Thank you to Last American Vagabond. Recent stasi charge sheet received from BBC producer: Dear Vanessa Beeley, I am writing to inform you know that I will be broadcasting a series called ‘Mayday’ about James Le Mesurier and the White Helmets on BBC Radio 4 and it will also be available to download on BBC…
15th October 2020 – Thank you to Steve Poikonen of Slow News Day for this important broadcast – the Assange effect.
Recent email from BBC producer reads as a stasi charge sheet, October 2020: