Stop The War has an anti-war conference coming up, featuring a nun who supports the Assad régime, and has even done some dirty work for it. So some supporters of the revolution in Syria were talking about picketing the event. I think this is a good idea, but don't feel much like doing it myself. I haven't been to any other demonstrations regarding Syria, and didn't want to make my first a demonstration against other people on the Left, however misguided they are about Syria. Having said that, it would be an opportunity for the media to picture someone holding a placard reading:
"THE ONLY WAY TO END THE WAR IN SYRIA IS TO ARM THE FREE SYRIAN ARMY"
[or "END THE WAR IN SYRIA - ARM THE FSA" for brevity]. One that other people on the Left should be taking, but are not. Talking of people on the left, I saw this on the STW page[https://www.facebook.com/events/227171110774591/] for their conference. I don't believe in guilt by association, but this is evidence of an association.
David Rose: Here is a picture of Kevin Ovenden who has worked with the STWC for over a decade, in Syria, being greeted by Syrians, on the Viva Palestina convoy. You will note that there are SSNP flags flying.
"How can you be opposed to a country and an organisation like the SSNP that has been in lockstep all the way with British campaigners against Zionism, against imperialism, and for the Palestinians?"