A two-day panel discussion organized by the Syrian Coalition began earlier today in Istanbul under the title: “A panel discussion on the courses and outcomes of the revolution.”
The discussion will focus on three main areas: First, “the nature of the revolution, the challenges facing it, its origins, and the factors that sparked it;” second, “the courses and complexities of the revolution;” and third, “political opposition.”
The morning session of the discussion, moderated by Dr. Hazem Alnnahar, focused on the first topic of discussion. Michel Kilo was the main speaker in the session. Other participants included Ahmad Barqawi, Mutea’ Albutein, Kibriaa Alsaaour, Ratib Shabbo, Fayez Sara, Hafez Kerkot and Ahmed Ramadan.
During the second session, moderated by Kibriaa Alsaaour, Fayez Sarah outlined “a vision of the nature of the peaceful revolution and its objectives.” Ghada Hamadoun, Abdullah Turkmani, Mutea’ Albutein, Najlaa Alsheikh, Ahmad Barqawi, Hafez Kerkot, Ahmed Okab Yahya, and Ratib Shabbo also spoke during the second session.
The third session, moderated by Ahmed Ramadan, discussed the subject of militarization. Haitham Rahma gave a detailed explanation on the subject. Michel Kilo, Zakaria Malahifji, Samira Mubaiyed, Samah Hadaiya and Ayman Abu Hashem also spoke during the third session.
The second area the discussion will focus on will be moderated by Ahmad Barqawi. Hazem Alnahar, who will be the key speaker, will talk about “the political opposition in the early days of the revolution.”
The third area the discussion focuses on will be moderated by Samira Mubaiyed. Abdel Basset Sida will speak on behalf of the Syrian National Council, while Ahmed Ramadan will speak on behalf of the Syrian Coalition and its institutions. (Source: Syrian Coalition)