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Dying for democracy in Syria

By: Haitham Maleh Syria yearns for freedom from the brutality of the Assad regime. For four decades, thousands upon thousands paid the price for their opposition to Bashar Assad and his father, Hafez Assad. We have been intimidated, arrested, tortured and … Continue reading

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Dying for Democracy in Syria

By: Haitham Al-Maleh Syria yearns for freedom from the brutality of the Assad regime. For four decades, thousands upon thousands paid the price for their opposition to Bashar Assad and his father, Hafez Assad. We have been intimidated, arrested, tortured … Continue reading

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SYRIA WITNESS: Anti-Assad Activist Tells What Motivates Him

By Mousab Alhamadee. I can only spend a few hours with my wife and my daughter, who is three years old now. Then, when it is nighttime, I get back on my motorcycle, ride out of Hama and return to … Continue reading

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Assad’s Syria; A puppet state

By: Racan Alhoch Was their democracy in Syria before the Assad regime? The Short answer: Yes. Long answer: sometime between years 1960-61, when a democratic system was in place in Syria, two prominent members of the very popular ‘Peoples Party’ … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lessons To Learn After One Year Of The Syrian Revolution

By: Razan Hamad I can’t believe it has been a year so far since we started our revolution against oppression and injustice. A year full of sorrow and pain!! We found out what it means to be heard for the … Continue reading

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Caricature: Bashar, you are next!

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Russia, Chinese veto on UN draft resolution Syria “disgusting” – Italy

ROME, Feb 6 (KUNA) — Italian foreign minister Giulio Terzi said Monday the dual Russian and Chinese veto on an Arab-European UN draft resolution was “disgusting,” noting that Rome was considering intensifying pressure on the Damascus regime including the ejecting … Continue reading

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West needs to consider league’s solution for Syria

By: Paul McGeough DICTATORS and autocrats seeming to promote democracy should be treated with scepticism. But as an Arab League delegation heads to New York to brief the United Nations on its latest pitch for peace in Syria, it needs … Continue reading

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Syrian opposition signs plan for post-Assad future

By: Erika Solomon Two leading Syrian opposition parties have agreed a road map to democracy should mass protests nearly in their 10th month succeed in toppling President Bashar al-Assad, according to a copy of the document seen by Reuters on … Continue reading

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SIGN THE PETITION CALLING FOR DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD NOW!

Dear President Obama, For decades, the United States has proclaimed its support for freedom, democracy and human rights around the world. But, for too long, American policy toward the Arab world has stubbornly stood in the way of, rather than … Continue reading

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