The ‘anti-imperialism’ of idiots

This text was written by Leila Al Shami: a British Syrian whose been  involved in human rights and social justice struggles in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East since 2000. She was a founding member of Tahrir-ICN: a network connecting anti-authoritarian struggles across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. She is a co-author

Syria Solidarity UK serves up a surprise at Emily Thornberry’s dinner

Syria Solidarity UK had an unexpected surprise for Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry during her £90 per head Spring Fundraising Dinner at a swanky restaurant in Islington. With the title, “Don’t give Assad Syria on a plate,” Syria Solidarity UK’s “waiters” politely presented Shadow Foreign Secretary and her guests with the unappetising bill of