Intl. Civil Defence Org: “The White Helmets are not even civil defence” in Syria (w/ VIDEO)

The patch of the real Syria Civil Defense.

Mike Robinson writes in the UK Column:

Later today [October 7] the Nobel Committee will announce the winner of the Peace Prize. One of the organisations in the running is the so-called White Helmets, darlings of the British Foreign Office and the BBC.
Should the White Helmets win, it would only be the latest effort by governments, NGOs and the media to promote terrorism. The fact that it is the Nobel Committee is perhaps the ultimate irony, or it would be if they hadn’t already awarded the Peace Prize to the most warlike US President in history.
Yet while it comes as no surprise that the British and US governments, the BBC and Netflix think its quite alright to promote terrorism, it did come as a shock to many that the International Civil Defence Organisation would choose to do so too.
The International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO) exists to support civil defence and first responders right around the world. One of its founder members was Syria, and Syria’s Civil Defence organisation has historically been held in the highest regard, involved in training similar organisations in many other countries.
On Wednesday this week, it was noticed that the ICDO had made an update to their website and had linked the Syrian entry on their membership page to the White Helmets rather than the real Syrian Civil Defence. This despite being well aware that it is the real Syrian Civil Defence which continues to pay its membership fee to the ICDO, the White Helmets having contributed nothing.
So yesterday morning Vanessa Beeley spoke to an ICDO representative in Geneva, to ask how and why this had happened.
VB: Good morning, I was wondering if you could explain why the link on your website to the Syria Civil Defence has been linked to the White Helmet website…
ICDO: I will explain to you directly. We had so many calls and emails this morning. It was a database mistake. Internal mistake. We are still an apolitical and inter-governmental organisation. The only civil defence we recognise, the only government we recognise is the official one. It was just a mistake. The link to the WRONG Civil Defence. Actually the White Helmets are not even civil defence concretely. No, no it was just a mistake and it’s corrected immediately. [laughs] I am surprised that last night so many people are watching our website…
VB: Well there is so much “confusion” over who the REAL Syria Civil Defence is…and who are the White Helmets..
ICDO: Absolutely. From our side, we are working in the field and ONLY with official governments, we don’t even talk about any political issues.
VB: Good. So as far as ICDO is concerned – the REAL Syria Civil Defence and the Syrian Government are officially recognised by the ICDO
ICDO: Yes, it is the only one that is recognised, I mean, by the UN and by us also.
VB: So the Syria Civil Defence is the only organisation recognised in Syria by the UN and by the ICDO, is that correct?
ICDO: Yes the official one, NOT THE WHITE HELMETS.
A mistake, then, and a clear and definitive statement that the White Helmets are not viewed internationally, including by the United Nations, as being a first responder civil defence organisation. The only civil defence organisation recognised is the real Syrian Civil Defence.
Where does this leave the credibility of those who promote terrorists as heroes?

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Greg Bacon

Since American is ‘indispensable,’ we like to feel good about feeling good when our heavily-armed nose pokes into another nation, so we need reinforcement that we’re doing the right thing, whether it’s ‘making the world safe for democracy,’ to ‘going after the evildoers of 9/11.’
As soon as we’re assured that our white cowboy hats are still on, we plop down in our extra-large Lazy Boy, grab a wheelbarrow size bag of chips and a cold brewski to help us return to our trance state, while our insane, sadistic, lying, thieving government bombs another ME nation into bits.
We won’t hear the bombs dropping and the screams of the innocent, because we’re fixated on the ‘Big Game,’ of football or baseball or basketball or hockey, shoved down our throats three different ways, high school, college and pro.
See, being stupid and ignorant does have its pluses!!!

Kathleen Lowrey
Kathleen Lowrey

My money is still on Skeletor winning this year.


des ceiminels la nuit des sauveurs le jour…………au fait quel chat ces terroristes en casque blanc ont sauvé???


des cRiminels la nuit des sauveurs le jour…………au fait quel chat ces terroristes en casque blanc ont sauvé???


Wikipedea still cites the lies conflating the White Helmets with the real SCD:
“SCD was started by James Le Mesurier, a former British Army officer and private security consultant, in early 2013,[1][2] while working as Director of the Syria Civil Defence support programme at the UAE consultancy Analysis, Research and Knowledge (ARK).[6][15][16] SCD claims to be a neutral and impartial humanitarian NGO, with no official affiliation to any political or military actor and a commitment to render services to any in need regardless of sect or political affiliation.[9] Like all NGOs operating in opposition-controlled areas, SCD negotiates humanitarian access with organizations such as local councils, provincial councils, and armed groups, with relationships varying widely from governorate to governorate.[3]”
Clearly Wikipedia needs true factual citations for verification. It seems that the CIA and MI6 are the main contributors to this on-line reference organ.
We are being massively deceived by a fake organisation receiving huge amounts of UK and US funding – promoting international terrorism and suffering for the population in Syria.


The old saying that the first casualty of war is the truth.
The White helmets are like Syrian girl or the so called ” 7 year old girl in Aleppo” on the Internet – all are fake designed for propaganda
They are there to create conditions for intervention into war for NATO and the U.S.
Just like the fake lies about Yugoslavia and libya led to NATO intervening.
The western audiences at home are being softened up for war


We are being duped into believing it will be a conventional war.
Unfortunately the aspects of this confrontation are unlikely to be so. Europe will be the theatre of war over spilling from the US funded turmoil of the mid-east. Russia understands this. The Corporate WMSM ignores this as it is owned by the pejorative deep state.
The US empire is a failing power internationally economically, but historically a dangerously powerful and vicious entity. Duplicity is at the heart of the American industrial complex a duplicity which is born out of its historical origins.
We are in a dangerous situation with a fake reality being presented to us with no real reason for war. It is a matter of power, greed and corruption.


“The White helmets are like Syrian girl or the so called ” 7 year old girl in Aleppo” on the Internet – all are fake designed for propaganda
They are there to create conditions for intervention into war for NATO and the U.S”
Are you seriously saying “Syrian Girl” is a pro western stooge doing the biding of NATO?
James Corbett must be a real dope then.


Not really as off topic as you might think. Bell Pottinger would sell their grannies for the gold in their teeth and if asked would promote anything the corrupt so desire.


At least that $540 million didn’t go to Kathryn Bigelow to make another crappy Hollywood military porn recruitment flick.


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