Why the UN Should Ignore Russia and China in the Syria Matter
Both China and Russia have been impeding the process of helping the citizens of Syria for a while now. Since earlier this year they have been vetoing efforts to stop the abuse of Syrian citizens by its government. Why is this? How could they possibly justify this?
The Houla Massacre and Others
The Houla Massacre is the latest bloodbath by the Syrian regime. Without going into too much detail, 108 people - half of them children - were murdered by the Syrian Government. This is only the latest of killings caught on tape by Syrian activists. Men women and children have been being dragged out of their houses and murdered for not agreeing with the government or calling for help.
When will this end? Why has the UN not done anything about it? Because of China and Russia.
Why China is Against Action
Purely personal. China has been constantly paranoid about human rights abuses and people stepping in. China has been the focus of vast amounts of human rights abuse cases including the Tienanmen Square incident and the continuing harassment and imprisonment (or worse) of political dissenters.
Syria is just dealing with its political dissenters from China's viewpoint. If they intercede in the Syrian regime they have set a precedent for others to later intercede on the behalf of the citizens of China.
Why Russia is Against Action
Purely profit. Russia is selling weapons to the Syrians and other people around them, why would they want to make their clients angry. Starting in 1973 they started selling weapons. As of 2011 they have been selling missile defense systems and in 2012 they sold Syria 36 Yakovlev Yak-130 light attack jets for $550-million which analysts say would not help in security against other nations...
Money and pride are the only things Russia are afraid to loose by agreeing that Syria needs to be saved.
How Long Left?
How long will the UN wait? How long do the people of Syria have? Some reports are saying Russia is tipping to the other side, but why did it take over 50 children dying at once for them to start? It is sad that mass murders continue just because Russia or China don't feel like helping.
Honestly, with the amount dead in Syria now there should be considerations of ignoring Russia and China from voting as they have been at fault for the deaths of hundreds by not sending help.