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(VIDEO) White Helmets: Miraculous ‘Rag Doll Rescue’

Thursday, October 6, 2016 22:31
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Since 2013, mainstream media outlets have been flooded with images supplied by a western and Gulf-backed ‘NGO’. With each successive image, indignant western officials continue their calls for another ‘humanitarian’ military intervention in Syria. 

In the following video, we’re told that the White Helmets aka “Syria Civil Defense” are frantically digging for survivors at the scene of an alleged “Assad barrel bomb” or possible “Russian or Syrian air-strike.” Either way, it’s impossible to independently verify exactly what the audience is looking at. This scene might be somewhere in northern Syria, presumable in “rebel-held” (occupied by terrorists like Al Nusra, Arar Al Sham, Nour al din Zinki, or ISIS) enclaves like Idlib or East Aleppo. However, like most White Helmet videos it’s impossible to independently verify either the time or location.

The White Helmet claim to be rescuing children, but unfortunately, the children below appear to have been used as live props in this White Helmet PR campaign:

The editing is also misleading. First it shows two separate views of the three men working on the site, and then the edit suddenly cuts to the miraculous rescue of charming little 4 year old girl, supposedly emerging from under the rubble of a building. She is not crying and looks immaculate, while holding an equally clean rag doll. Then the edit cut jumps, and a little 3 year old boy suddenly appears from the exact same spot. Both children appear to have sustained no injuries, nor any cuts or bruise, or any dust for that matter. Not bad for being buried under tons of concrete, gravel and dust. Incredible, but par for the course in the improbable first-responder reality show that is the White Helmets. 

Although the gaggle of White Helmet men make quite a show, playing with what seems to be air compressors and oxygen tanks, it’s pretty clear from the video that the girl in question is not trapped under anything.

Note how at the 55 second mark, you can see the girl being handed to another man who appears to be laughing. A very peculiar reaction after what is meant to be a traumatic rescue.

After reviewing this video, it’s difficult to deny that it has all the hallmarks of a staged production piece, designed to tug at the hearts of a western public – conditioned to accept this ‘first responder’ narrative as sacrosanct, for fear of appearing callous in the face of this media-driven, multi-million dollar No Fly Zone’ public relations campaign.

Q: How many other staged videos and photographs are there?


Open Letter by Vanessa Beeley
White Helmets Campaign for War NOT Peace – Retract RLA & Nobel Peace Prize Nominations

White Helmets and Mayday Rescue:
The Syrian Civil Defence: Wikipedia

21st Century Wire compilation of key information on the White Helmets:
Who are the Syria White Helmets?

21st Century Wire article on the White Helmets:  
Syria’s White Helmets: War by Way of Deception ~ the “Moderate” Executioners

Original investigative report: 
The REAL Syria Civil Defence Exposes Fake White Helmets as Terrorist-Linked Imposters

Cory Morningstar report:
Investigation into the funding sources of the White Helmets, including Avaaz, Purpose, The Syria Campaign

Report by Scott Ritter:
The ‘White Helmets’ and the Inherent Contradiction of America’s Syria Policy

Open letter to Canada’s NDP Leader on Nobel Prize:
Letter to NDP from Prof. John Ryan protesting White Helmet nomination for RLA and Nobel Peace Prize.

21WIRE Report:
‘We Saved 60,000’ – Bogus Claim by Syria’s White Helmets Raises Even More Questions


21st Century Wire is an alternative news agency designed to enlighten, inform and educate readers about world events which are not always covered in the mainstream media.

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