Tag Archive: Syria

Jul 16 2014

ISIS is no-one’s representative

داعش نماينده هىچ کس نيست ۱۶ ژوئيه ۲۰۱۴ مصاحبه با هوزان محمود٬ سخنگوى سازمان آزادى زنان در عراق ISIS is no-one’s representative 15 July 2014 Interview with Houzan Mahmoud, Spokesperson of Organisation for Women’s Freedom in Iraq

Nov 21 2013

Open Letter to Stop the War Coalition on Agnès Mariam de la Croix


Here’s an open letter to Stop the War Coalition that I signed which (yet again) highlights their support of those who defend oppressive regimes like Iran’s and Syria’s. The open letter was published here. You can read it below. By the way, here’s a good article by James Bloodworth on this issue saying she is …

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Sep 13 2013

Human essence of Syria’s revolution

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat who fingers were broken by Asad has an exhibition in London. He says the “exhibition is about the essence of the revolution – it’s human and creative side, which the media ignores. Wherever I go I try and show this hidden part of my people’s culture.” He adds: “I am not …

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Jul 18 2013

No one wants them

Here’s a good report on the opposition to Asad but also the Islamists in Syria. It says: “The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria detained the media activist Mohammad Nour Matar on Tuesday evening outside its base… after he stood alongside a woman who tried to stage a sit-in,” Matar’s brother Amer told AFP. In …

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Oct 19 2012

Vanished into thin air


Avaaz reports that in the past 19 months at least 28,000 – 80,000 Syrians – if not more – have vanished into thin air, ‘disappeared’ by the Syrian government forces and militia as a deliberate strategy to terrorise the population at large. No one is safe – from women and men out food shopping to entire …

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