Archive for the 'Human Rights & Prisoners' Category

Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi Interviewed by Syria Comment

Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi Interviewed by Syria Comment by Matthew Barber   In a previous post I revealed that Sheikh Muhammad al-Ya’qoubi was elected as the first non-Ikhwaan-linked religious figure of the National Coalition. This event did take place, even though his followers were disappointed to discover that his tenure would not see the light of […]

Analyzing the largest Syria crisis Facebook polls, by Camille Otrakji

Analyzing the largest Syria crisis Facebook polls, by Camille Otrakji Originally appeared on Creativesyria’s “The Syria Page” blog   Several Facebook polls on the Syrian crisis have been conducted over the past year, eliciting widespread responses among Syrian and Arab Facebook users. While sample sizes vary, many are much larger than regular online polls thereby […]

The Arab Spring & the decay of secular state in Syria

The Arab Spring & the decay of secular state in Syria By Morpheus, a Damascus based architect For Syria Comment – posted by Camille Since its beginning, the Arab Spring phenomenon dominated the waves of local & international media and focused discussions about the current state of affairs in the Arab world on two major […]

Haithem al-Maleh, Landis, Fred Reed on Prism TV

Prizm TV:  interviews Fred Reed Haithem al-Malah Joshua Landis The show is hosted by Salah Basalamah and produced by Maher Arar The guests begin talking around the 8 minute mark. That is a good place to begin. The order of speakers is: Prof. Fred Reed – 8:00 What is Syria? What is the Baath Party? […]

An interview with Bassam Alkadi, President of the Syrian Women Observatory

An interview with Bassam Alkadi, President of the Syrian Women Observatory ___________________ Posted by Camille Otrakji for Syria Comment. Bassam Alkadi is President of Syria’s main women rights organization. A relentless fighter for human rights in Syria. Although he has been fired from his job, arrested, jailed and forbidden from traveling, he continues to be […]