Hands off Syria (Australia) Press Release:

Hands Off Syria strongly condemns the massacre of 62 Syrian soldiers by Australian Defence Forces. Australia’s military has admitted involvement in the US-led bombing raids in Deir eZorr, Syria, which killed at least 62 Syrian soldiers and wounded 100 others. The soldiers were engaged in defending their country from the ISIS terrorist group.

Whether the massacre was ‘accidental’ or deliberate should be determined by an independent war crimes tribunal. Assertion by the perpetrators ‘sorry, we didn’t mean it’, is completely inadequate. Further, there are many circumstances which suggest the attack was deliberate.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop must explain two things:

– on what legal basis have any Australian armed forces engaged in bombings on Syrian territory, without an invitation from or coordination with the Syrian Government?
– will the Australian Government hand over to the Syrian authorities or the International Court of Justice those Australians who were accomplices in this atrocity?
– to what extent does the USA share intelligence with Australian Defence Forces, when it asks Australian personnel to become involved in assassinations and bombings?

The Deir eZorr massacre of 17 September 2016 is material for an independent war crimes trial, and these are some of the initial questions Australian officials would have to answer.

The anonymous Defence statement (see below) is insulting in its trivialisation of the first major war crime co-authored by Australian forces in Syria.

Hands Off Syria
18 September 2016
Contact: Dr Tim Anderson. 0490 524 795
The Australian Defence Department is reported as saying:
“Australian aircraft were among a number of international aircraft taking part in this Coalition operation … Australia would never intentionally target a known Syrian military unit or actively support Daesh (IS). Defence offers its condolences to the families of any Syrian personnel killed or wounded in this incident … While Syria remains a dynamic and complex operating environment, Australia would never intentionally target a known Syrian military unit or actively support Daesh (also known as ISIL).”

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Ram Jam
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Ram Jam

Someone block this rat face please, go furrukh yourself your not even Syrian and have no clue.

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That idiot must be, according his name a tenth generation Australian!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

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Andy Burs

So a country that intentionally break international rules and uninvited cross another states borders with it´s military forces, killing it´s citizens and/or soldiers. Make a statement that it would it would never intentionally target civilizans or a known military unit of this country. Offer condolences and all are forgiven. Had only the Japanse soldiers who machine gunned down 22 Australian army nurses and some 60 Australian and British soldiers in 1942 knew the Australian Defence Department words. Then there been no Bangka Island massacre or a war crime but an incident. A condolences and few pounds to the families who… Read more »

Kopfz
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Kopfz

Almasdar probably should redact that mobile phone number…

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Cyriak Papasissis

It’s clear Australia is called to carry the burden of mass murder committed by their dearest ”allies”

nikos thessa
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nikos thessa

f**k australia wish death upon you

Vanna
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Vanna

Americans must demand that government officials such as Samantha Power communicate respect when dealing in foreign affairs.

Quasimodo
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Quasimodo

Australian Air Force does not fly F-16 Falcon or A-10 Warthog, according to Wikipedia.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Yup, Hornets! And they’ll soon be on deep s**t : 2 unworking F-35 already delivered. As things go, they will be fully usable in 2021 or 2023 for… pilots who want to die… Gosh, the biggest scam ever. Gonna inherit the F-104’s nickname : widowmaker or flying coffin…

Jenny
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Jenny

This is what happens when we are in alliance with the ‘school bully’ – shame on our Australian Government.

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Sim Sam

Australia is bombing for ISIS so they are a TRADER to the world

Anon
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Anon

But when assad army kill inocent he nevery says sorry. f*****g pro assadist here. They are soldiers and they deserve to die dirty assadist. because look at syria. Only because assad is still in power.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

It’s clear that Muslim Brotherhood (al-Qaeda or affiliates like FSA, al-Zinky, etc) or Deash seizing power over Syria will be better (irony!).

Furrukh Rao
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Furrukh Rao

😀 Tim Anderson is a Traitor 😀

mario
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mario

Your mother too

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Cyriak Papasissis

you are a troll moron