Challenging the Main Stream Media

Last Thursday marked one year since I asked Saving Syria’s Children cameraman, director and producer Darren Conway OBE to clarify precisely when the incendiary bomb attack on a school playground in Urm al-Kubra, Aleppo on Monday 26 August 2013 – scenes from the aftermath of which had formed the climax of his BBC Panorama documentary Saving Syria’s Children – had occurred.

The exchange, during Q&A at the end of an evening’s retrospective of Conway’s career hosted by London’s Frontline Club, was captured on mobile phone footage and went as follows:
(Continued here)

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Robert Stuart
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/

 


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