No one ever accused liberals of being intelligent. Now comes word that a group of leftists from Britain and the U.S. are heading to Syria to act as human shields for the Assad regime.
Ynet reported that Franklin Lamb, an attorney for the “International Human Shields” movement said that the group has been “inundated” with requests from activists around the world including Canada, France, Italy, the US, and Britain.
While many Western nations are evacuating their citizens from Syria and the neighbors countries ahead of a potential US strikes, human rights activists are planning to enter the war-torn country and act as “human shields” against a US assault, Britain’s The Telegraph reported Saturday.
The ‘International Human Shields’ movement, started by a group of activists in Britain and the US, plans to bring to Syria civilians from countries around the globe, who will try to deter US strikes on the country by staking out potential military targets.
According to Ynet, many of those going participated in the “Human Shields” movement that went to Baghdad in 2003, supposedly to protect hospitals and schools, and later, key government infrastructure sites from coalition attacks.