Film about Syrian White Helmets wins Oscar amid allegations of terrorist ties (RT)

The White Helmets operate in Syria’s rebel and Islamist territories and appear to enjoy the support of various western governments.

“They are fantastically brave, these White Helmets. I’m proud to say we’re giving them I think £32 million [$39.78 million] funding as part of a wider £65 million package for non-humanitarian aid,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said last year.

The rescue group, which was nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, has repeatedly claimed to be independent of their anti-Assad sponsors, roots and overlords, saying they are unsullied by Western cash.

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https://www.rt.com/news/378695-oscar-white-helmets-win/

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