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The family of Abbas Khan, the British doctor who died while he was detained by the Assad regime, demanded that Assad and his close associates must be brought to justice. Khan’s sister called for defining those responsible for the brutal torture her brother was subject to in Assad’s prisons until he died. "If we want to talk about peace, we must first establish the rule of law, accountability and justice,"…
Louay Safi, spokesman for the Syrian Coalition stresses that there must be a specific timeframe negotiations at Geneva II. “Trust can be built only through the regime’s recognition of Geneva I Communique which calls for the forming of a transitional ruling body with full powers.” Abdul Rahman Al Haj, a member of the Syrian National Council, questioned the likelihood of acceptance of the regime’s delegation system to set a specific…
The Syrian Coalition said in a statement that “the Assad regime continues to kill and torture civilians in the hope that it can cling to power. Assad himself continues to reject the demands of the Syrian people for him to step down and hand over power to a transitional governing body with full executive powers.” The statement added that “the continued crimes and escalation of violence only underscore the regime’s…
The components of the Syrian opposition hailed the positions taken by the Coalition head Ahmad Jarba. George Sabra, the President of the Syrian National said that Jarba’s speech conveyed the concerns of the Syrian people and simply presented the cause of the Syrian people to the world.” Sabra also said that the remarks made by the regime’s Foreign Minister were wrote in line with the mentality of Qassem Soleimani, a…
Fayez Sara, a member of the Syrian Coalition, said that the speeches delivered by the regime’s delegation and his allies in Geneva II are “a desperate attempt to subvert the main goal of the conference, which is to find a political solution and the formation of a transitional governing body without any role for Assad to play." Sarah added that Moallem’s speech did not carry anything new, and is an…
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