Al Jazeera reports: Members of the Syrian Civil Defence units – or White Helmets – have dismissed claims that they are biased actors in the conflict following a controversial report linking the organisation to alleged US government attempts to overthrow the Syrian government.
In an article published by US-based progressive website AlterNet on Monday, journalist Max Blumenthal accused the group of undermining United Nations aid work in Syria.
One day Max Blumenthal's crazy smears & pro-Assad propaganda will make sad chapter in some media blog's obituary of his career
— Thanassis Cambanis (@tcambanis) October 3, 2016
A privileged white man, w/freedom of movement to tour the world & social capital to give paid speeches, lectures besieged Syrians on funding
— Budour Hassan (@Budour48) October 3, 2016
— Idrees Ahmad (@im_PULSE) October 6, 2016
And haven't bothered with charting the opposition groups' development from the beg until now don't act like a fucking expert
— لينة (@LinahAlsaafin) October 3, 2016