This was written two years ago and still we hear a deafening silence from the usual anti-war lobby about Syria, and about the arming of the murderous Assad regime, over the past 2 years, by Russia and Iran?

Where is the anti-war lobby on Syria?

Irish Independent 21 August 2011

Now that the international condemnation of Syria has reached a peak, where are the protests in Ireland? Where is the lobby which always comes out to protest against US war efforts, and predictably on anything to do with Israel? For the past few months, the Syrian government has been brutally massacring its own people, shooting down protesters on the streets and rounding up democracy activists and yet there hasn’t been a single protest about Syria by the many vocal ‘anti-war’ and similar human rights groups here in Ireland