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Assad's Forgotten Man:interview with Syrian intellectual Yassin al-Haj Saleh

(Published: 2005-06-12 12:46 AM)
A *very* powerful interview with Syrian intellectual Yassin al-Haj Saleh who has been one of the most daring and interesting voices coming out of Syria in recent years. Saleh spent his entire youth, and rather longer, in prison, for belonging to a dissident communist movement.

Syria-2003 Annual Report

(Published: 2005-05-07 06:51 AM)
Useful background material put together by "Reporters Without Borders".

Syria shocked by mounting anti-Syrian sentiment in Lebanon

(Published: 2005-03-23 06:36 AM)
Demands for Syrian troop pullout from Lebanon spark patriotic backlash in isolated Syria.


(Published: 2004-04-03 11:57 PM)
The political developments in eastern Syria come as other internal opponents of the Baathist regime have grown bolder in the last week. `The fact there is a strong Kurdish movement emerging in Syria is an interesting development. This is certainly a result of Kurds in Syria seeing what the Kurds in Iraq have accomplished.`

Syria: Address Grievances Underlying Kurdish Unrest

(Published: 2004-04-03 11:56 PM)
"Syria's Kurds have endured decades of severe discrimination under Ba'ath party rule," said Joe Stork, acting executive director of the Middle East and North Africa division of Human Rights Watch.
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