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The Association of Syrian Journalists released a report which documents violations against journalists and media activists in Syria. The report states that four media activists’ journalists were killed during June 2014, bringing the total number to 244 since March 2011. June has witnessed violations against journalists in areas beyond the control of the Assad regime or in the contested areas. Jordanian authorities have been detaining four Syrians who work in…
Mohamed Khair Banco, member of the political committee, said that the Assad government’s agreement with the Russians to carry out irrigation projects in Al-Hasakah province comes as a "reward to the Russians for their unwavering support for the Assad regime in its attempts to suppress the popular uprising. Syria today is a fully occupied country, as these economic concessions offered by Assad to his backers are not only a step…
Badr Jamous, Secretary General of the Syrian Coalition, condemns the "criminal bombing which took place in the district of Douma near Damascus, claiming the lives of 15 civilians, including women and children. This cowardly crime comes in a series of crimes that serve the interests of the Assad regime, and it undoubtedly bears the fingerprints of terrorist groups that are hostile to the goals and aspirations of the Syrian people’s…
Nasr al-Hariri, member of the political committee, said that “we are not surprised by Russian’s objection to Obama administration’s decision to support the moderate Syrian rebels as it strips the Assad regime and his allies of the pretext under which they have been waging a genocidal war against the Syrian people. Washington has not budgeted this aid to support the terrorist groups, as it is fully aware of the threat…
Yahya Maktabi, member of the political committee, said that the recent developments, especially in Iraq and its ramifications on Syria have caught the Russians by surprise, spurring them to step up political efforts to salvage their interests in Syria. Maktabi’s statement followed the announcement of Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian President’s special envoy to the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister, who said that Moscow has recently called for holding a…
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