Author Archives: Ronan L Tynan

Why is largescale corruption and misappropriation of humanitarian aid by the Assad regime in Syria being tolerated by the UN and the EU?

Open Letter to HE Secretary General Antonio Guterres of the United Nations and HE Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Maria Mogherini Dear Mr Secretary General and Madam Vice President … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why the silence about one of the biggest mass rape campaigns of recent times on International Women’s Day? #IWD

RONAN L TYNAN: “I screamed, but no one came,” a chilling line from the testimony of a woman raped in Dara’a, Syria quoted in a recent UN report, and reflects the almost invisible nature of one of the biggest mass … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Illegal Cluster Bombs Killing Children in Idlib, Syria – Ireland where convention to ban cluster bombs first adopted must lead in demanding Assad stop these crimes against humanity

Ronan L Tynan: More reports from Idlib provide clear evidence Assad, backed by Russia and Iran, is using illegal cluster bombs against civilians which exact a heavy toll, a threat that also lingers long after the initial bomb attack as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Courageous Citizen Journalist & Photographer under fire in Idlib – like Marie Colvin and Paul Conroy rolled into one – paints a terrible picture of civilians slaughter

FARED or @FARED60350386 on Twitter is a young citizen journalist and photographer in Idlib who hour by hour has been fearlessly reporting on the relentless attacks on civilians and where children in particular are paying a terrible price. He asks … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IDLIB – Open Letter to UN Syria Envoy Staffen de Mistura re proposal about “safe corridors” that would put civilians at risk of arrest, torture and death

Dear Mr de Mistura I was shocked and frankly appalled that you could seriously propose sending hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians in Idlib, many extremely vulnerable families with over one million children, back to the government controlled areas from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Paul Conroy To Introduce Premiere ‘Syria-The Impossible Revolution’ – Hong Kong Theatre, LSE Wed. Next 6.30pm

RONAN TYNAN – Producer/Director – ‘Syria – The Impossible Revolution’  Could not think of a better person than photographer Paul Conroy to launch our documentary ‘Syria – The Impossible Revolution’ because he was wounded in a brutal attack on the press … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Power of Art & ‘Syria – The Impossible Revolution’ – How Drawings Allow Us To Confront Horror & Not Turn Away?

Syria-The Impossible Revolution – TRAILER from Esperanza Productions on Vimeo. The world turning away from Syria as if people do not want to know – my abiding impression after three years working on the documentary ‘Syria – The Impossible Revolution’. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Will A US-UK Trade Agreement Threaten Public Services in Britain and Reduce Food Standards Based on American High-Intensity, High-Chemical, Low-Animal Welfare Farming?

  Ronan L Tynan The reality of what a trade agreement with #Trump’s ‘America First’ might look like came painfully into focus for many in the United Kingdom this week. First, full competition in the realm of public services is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘The Singer of The Revolution’

I was reminded on Twitter yesterday of Syria’s ‘Singer of The Revolution’ Ibrahim Kashoush – a compelling  symbol of the 2011 peaceful Revolution which demanded an end to the Assad dictatorship and its replacement by democracy. Kashoush’s inspirational voice leading the chorus of the song that became … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Israel Edges Towards the Abyss, Narges Mohammadi – HR defender, Syria’s Holocaust Within a Holocaust, Yemen – Saudi Arabia Turning Weddings Into Funerals

Ronan L Tynan: 22 May, 2016: Israel Drifts Even Further Towards The Abyss There was a watershed moment in Israeli politics this week when Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon, whom I regard as a very right politician, was replaced by someone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment