High praise for Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ – but who are they?

High praise for Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ – but who are they?

The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the “White Helmets”, are the subject of a new Netflix documentary that paints them as nothing less than heroes, while a huge petition is calling for the group to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Little known until now, the actions of this civilian volunteer rescue group — […]