"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Friday, August 10, 2012

Syrie : "Le Monde" disseminates an AFP fantasy video clip-Voltaire.net

Under the title "Improbables scènes de liesse à 40 km d’Alep" (Improbable scenes of jubilation at 40 km from Aleppo), the French daily Le Monde posted on its website an Agence France Presse video showing people partying in the town of Manea to demonstrate their confidence in the victory of the Free Syrian Army while it is undergoing defeat in Aleppo.

The village of Marea is 10 kilometers from the Turkish border, an area beyond the control of the government in Damascus. The event brings together some 250 to 300 people who flock into a wedding hall. The banners don’t carry slogans, only the name of the town attesting to the scene of the shooting. The only political slogan was chanted by the protesters: "Welcome Visitors." The visitors, in this case, were the TV crew from AFP...