European Parliament: don’t hide Syria’s war crimes

To: Mr Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

It is shameful that your committee has banned the official display of Syrian torture pictures because they are “disturbing and offensive”. It is the torture itself that is disturbing and offensive. These pictures were shown at the United Nations in New York, the U.S. Congress and the National Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. They should be shown at the European Parliament so that politicians making decisions about Syria know the truth. There are many ways to warn the public about the graphic nature of these images – that is no reason for censorship. Please overturn this decision immediately to demonstrate support for the victims of human rights violations.

DECISION-MAKERS:

The five people on the committee refusing the exhibition are:

Elisabeth Morin-Chartier (Twitter: @emorinchartier)
Boguslaw Liberadzki (Twitter: @BLiberadzki)
Catherine Bearder (Twitter: @catherinemep)
Andrey Kovatchev (Twitter: @andreykovatchev)
Karol Adam Karski (Twitter: @profkarski)

The President of the European Parliament is also on Twitter: @martinschulz

Read more:
https://act.thesyriacampaign.org/sign/europe-stop-hiding-crimes?

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