"Even though the construction of the future and its completion for all times is not our task, what we have to accomplish at this time is all the more clear: *relentless criticism of all existing conditions*, relentless in the sense that the criticism is not afraid of its findings and just as little afraid of the conflict with the powers that be."
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
More crimes by state terrorism. Russian this time. "200" Syrian civilians killed. No, they are not French! "All of this infuriates Orabi Hamdan. I met him at a refugee reception centre in Stockholm.
He comes from Deraa, where the first anti-regime demonstrations began, and is waiting to be re-united with his wife who is living in another centre.
He feels he and his family are pawns of the big powers.
"They play and we pay. It is a game. But a bad game and a bloody game. Our children play. You see every day a lot of kids killed without any reasons. You find the kids as pieces without legs, without heads, without arms...why?"
The Syrian talks may produce a settlement that allows Orabi to go home.
But the conflict stands as a testament to the failure of the international system. (Source: the bbc )