Creating a Public Library in Daraa Despite Assad Regime Bombs

“The main goals of the library are to fight the regime with education … and serve college students in opposition-controlled areas,” Loai Abu Abdou, a 34-year-old math teacher and one of the founders of Ajyal (Generations), told Syria Deeply. The article below is being...

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Syria’s Prisoners: Absent but Never Forgotten

A recent report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) estimates that the number of detainees is likely to exceed 215,000.      99 per cent of these have been detained by Syrian regime forces. by Leila Al-Shami June 14, 2017 This article was originally...

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New Peace Coalition in Los Angeles

In contrast to the authoritarian left, we oppose and organize against the machinations not only of U.S. imperialism and its subimperialist allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia, but also those of Russian imperialism and of subimperialist powers like Iran.  Thus, we...

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Iranian Student Challenges Iran’s Syria Intervention

Iranian student challenges Hassan Abbasi, "Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps" officer and supporter of Iran's intervention in Syria: "Your theory is supporting the dictator and murderous Bashar Al-Assad". This was during an election debate in Tabriz University....

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SYRIA AND THE LEFT

The starting point is to have an open and sincere conversation with Syrian activists who, because of the war and because of the revolution, have been exiled and are present in almost every society on earth. Many of them were involved to different degrees with the...

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The New Balance of Terror in Syria

The scorched-earth war of the Assad dictatorship, backed by allies Russia and Iran, against the Syrian Revolution has attained a critical victory with the conquest of the rebellion stronghold of Eastern Aleppo. Now the left must place a premium on understanding the...

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