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Syria from the Sidelines: Working in Human Rights in the Thick of the Arab Spring

Vicky Kelberer | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Vicky Kelberer

Dignity was at the forefront of every protest movement's demands; dignity in the face of decades of authoritarianism and repression.

Tahrir Supplies and the Revolutionary Moment

Ahmed Abulhassan | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Ahmed Abulhassan

Despite everything I've just said: I had never felt so alive, so in love, so overwhelmed with emotions and so true and dedicated to a cause as I did in those years.

Searching for Egypt and January 25

Amr Kotb | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Amr Kotb

It seemed that all around me, January 25 was being subject to a burial, and that I would have to work backwards to understand what had happened before I could serve its cause.

Rwanda, Syria and the Responsibility to Protect

Simon Adams | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
Simon Adams

"Where is the world?" This is a question we have seen Syrians scrawl upon crude placards in Homs and elsewhere. And while the diplomatic mission of Kofi Annan must be vigorously supported, the time has arrived to begin contemplating other measures.

Syria: Should We Be Stunned by Asma al-Assad's Emails?

Lou YK | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Lou YK

The fact that, at the age of 25, Asma al-Assad made a decision to court and marry a man who was being groomed to be the next totalitarian dictator of Syria is a reflection of her character.

Was The Arab Spring A Conspiracy? | Posted 04.28.2012 | Weird News

After many of years chaffing under the yoke of an oppressive regime, the downtrodden people of a backwards nation were empowered by social media and W...

Failing Syria: Why the World Must Prepare Now for Assad's Fall and the Aftermath

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 02.09.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

What are the possible scenarios for a post-Assad Syria, in both the short- and long-terms, and how is the global community prepared to deal with them?

From Resort To Rebel Stronghold

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

(repeats with no changes to text) By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Masked gunmen prowl the rain-swept street...

Assad Has to Go!

Saad Khan | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Saad Khan

The brutal dictator of Syria is finally feeling the heat. Will be be able to survive?

Russia and China: UN-Responsible on Syria

Don Kraus | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
Don Kraus

By using their veto power, Russia and China are not meeting their special responsibility to protect Syria from mass atrocities and major human rights violations.