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Syrian Christian group urges NBC not to mislead public: ‘Zero Christians’ killed after NBC News covers false report about Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring…….


I’m no fan of Erdogan’s Turkey, not by a long shot, but there’s lots of misleading going on, and by the usual suspects…

Via Jihad Watch:

The international political and media elites are so avid to destroy President Trump that they have turned from their rhetoric denouncing endless wars to denouncing Trump for ending one. These denunciations are being accompanied by a steady drumbeat of fake news. Here is the reality.

Syrian Christian group urges NBC not to mislead public,’

by Faruk Zorlu, Anadolu Agency, October 12, 2019:

One of the world’s oldest Christian minorities, Syria’s Arameans, urged NBC News early Saturday not to mislead the public by covering a false report about Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring.
NBC News claimed Thursday that two Syrian Christians were killed overnight in Turkish strikes, citing the Syriac Military Council militia.
It also said that Baderkhan Ahmad, a Syrian-Kurdish journalist reporting from Qamishli city in northeastern Syria, said a Christian mother and her child were killed in his neighborhood.
In a Twitter post, the World Council of Arameans (Syriacs) said “zero Christians” have been killed in northeastern Syria during Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring.
“To media: please verify your sources. At least cite non-YPG ones as well. Rectify your current articles. Don’t mislead your readers and the public. Stop frightening our people at home!” it added….

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