Syria Daily: Assad’s White Supremacist Admirers in Charlottesville

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Chants from Charlottesville white supremacy rally: “Assad did nothing wrong”


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A curious but notable link to Syria has come out of the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which one person was killed and at least 34 wounded over the weekend: an admiration among some of the marchers for Bashar al-Assad.

James Fields — detained after a car rammed counter-protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19 people, featured Assad on his Facebook page. Other marchers shouted, “Assad did nothing wrong”, and wore T-shirts celebrating the regime barrel bombs that have killed thousands of Syrians:

Among the leading promoters of Assad is David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the KKK who was a vocal presence in Charlottesville. Last October — weeks after he went to Syria and proclaimed, “Learn the truth” — he posted a tweet with a lurid image to set up Assad as a defender against menacing extremists:

Duke followed this spring with proclamations such as “President Assad solves problems” and “Civilized world stands with Assad“.

Other activists allied themselves over the weekend with the pro-Assad sentiment. Julian Assange of WikiLeaks — a possible collaborator in Russian propaganda over Syria and Moscow’s interference in the 2016 US election — converted an image of the white supremacists in Charlottesville into a jab at the Syrian opposition and rebels:

Maram Susli, a vocal pro-Assad activist labelling herself as “Partisan Girl”, also tried to tar “anti-fascists” with responsibility both for Charlottesville and for the Syrian conflict. “The antifa who are also responsible for the violence in #Charlottesville and illegally joined fighting in #Syria,” she tweeted.


ISIS Group Claims Killing of 21 Rebels in Southern Syria

The ISIS-linked group Jaish Khalid has claimed responsability for a suicide attack on Friday that killed at least 23 fighters of the rebel faction Jaish al-Islam in eastern Daraa Province in southern Syria.

Jaish Khalid issued the statement on Sunday night, claiming more than 25 deaths among those at a Jaish al-Islam meeting in Naseeb. This would be their first operation outside the Yarmouk Basin in western Daraa Province where they have battled rebels for years.

Jaish al-Islam promised determination in the face of the attack, asserting on Saturday:

We say to the bats of darkness who stand behind this sinful act: your strike will not weaken our strenght, but it will increase our determination and steadfastness.

See Syria Daily: Suicide Bomber Hits Rebels in South, Kills 23

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  1. Augustus Invictus, a former Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Orlando most famous for saying he sacrificed a goat and drank its blood, had an important role in the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. […]

    In 2015, Invictus said he had walked from Central Florida to the Mojave Desert two years earlier and spent a week fasting and praying. In a pagan ritual to give thanks when he returned home, he said he killed a goat and drank its blood.
    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-augustus-invictus-charlottesville-20170814-story.html 8/14/2017

    In 2013, the same year he hitchhiked to the Mojave on his pilgrimage, he sent an email to his religious association declaring himself an Ipsissimus. In Aleister Crowley’s A∴A∴, an Ipsissimus is the highest possible achievement, equivalent to a god among men.

    Some in his order were very unhappy about his claims. Crowley expressly forbade any Ipsissimus from revealing their status to anyone. Some Thelemites interpreted the move as blasphemous, attention-seeking behavior. It wasn’t the only time he and his fellow believers butted heads.

    “I’m sure you’re aware of some of the crossover between fascism and the occult, but that’s always been his thing,” said Invictus’ friend from the O.T.O. “His understanding of Thelema was always a little perverted.”

    One of the more macabre subjects on which Invictus took a stand was human sacrifice. In a letter to the O.T.O. after his membership was terminated, Invictus confirmed that he had “spoken of it favourably to a Brother,” and defended his reasons for doing so. After returning from his pilgrimage, he got a real taste of what sacrifice felt like when he filmed himself slaughtering a goat as an offering and drinking its blood. According to two of his former associates in the O.T.O., the killing was botched, and the goat suffered a drawn out, brutal death.
    https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2017/08/11/augustus-sol-invictus-self-proclaimed-%E2%80%9Cgod%E2%80%9D-who-kills-goats-and-has-serious-issues-women 8/11/2017

    The U.S. Grand Lodge of the Ordo Templi Orientis, a California-based group that follows Crowley’s philosophy, does not have any official animal sacrifice ritual, the lodge’s public information officer, who identified himself as Frater Lux Ad Mundi, wrote in an email.

    Crowley once sacrificed a frog, then fried up the frog legs and ate them, the email continued.

    “He later published the ritual as part of our official catalog, but it is rarely performed today and we never require anyone to perform it,” the email stated.

    Invictus was once a member of the OTO, but left the order under circumstances “considered confidential,” the email stated.

    Invictus said he was kicked out of the OTO after writing a letter — addressed to “The Grey World of Man” — in which he renounced his law license, membership in the Catholic church, U.S. citizenship and all of his possessions and predicted the coming of a “Second American Civil War.”

    Adrian Wyllie, the former chairman of the Florida Libertarian Party, has accused Invictus of being a fascist and trying to recruit neo-Nazi supporters.
    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-orlando-pagan-senate-candidate-20151016-story.html 10/17/2015

    • Why the fuss about being a fascist or a neo-nazi???, its not much different from being a communist. On the other hand, I herd several Augustus Invictus´s speeches and I can assure he´s not a fascist but a libertarian and a nationalist.

      The problem is that in its infinit ignorance most leftists don’t have the faintest idea of what realy constitues a fascist. Nonetheless they apply that deffiniton like parrots to anything that makes them feel threatened.

      There are no true fascists in the U.S and almost no real neo-nazis but there´s alot of leftist paranoia and political ignorance.

  2. Al Qaeda fulfills the criteria for a destructive cult, [Psychologist Steven] Hassan said. “We need to apply what we know about destructive mind-control cults, and this should be a priority with the war on terrorism. We need to understand the psychological aspects of how people are recruited and indoctrinated so we can slow down recruitment. We need to help counsel former cult members and possibly use some of them in the war against terrorism.”
    http://www.apa.org/monitor/nov02/cults.aspx 2002

    Mark Amaru Pinkham The IOGT fully supports the Yezidis’ campaign to stop the genocide of their people by fanatical Moslems. Their deity, the Peacock Angel, is a from of our patron, Sanat Kumara, the archetypal Gnostic Warrior and premier Fisher King. Please visit the website we made fot the Yezidis to learn more abou them: http://www.YezidiTruth.org
    https://www.facebook.com/Anunoktu/posts/10203792762676668 6/10/2014

    On August 14, 2007, the people of Tel-Azer (Qahtaniya) and Sybaia (Al-Jazeera) towns, home to more than 60, 000 Yazidis, were targeted by the Al-Qaeda terrorist group with four coordinated explosions in what is classified as the second largest terrorist attack ever, only less devastating from September 11th terror attack in the New York City.
    https://www.facebook.com/yazda.organization/videos/682345098642106/ 8/14/2017

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