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Yasser Ashkar

Former instructor at Istanbul University. Ashkar is a Founding Member of the Association of Syrian Refugees, Human Rights Activist and Journalist. He currently lives in Michigan, USA.

Hafez Assad’s ‘Corrective Movement’: Mother of Syria’s evil

Fifty-two years ago, #HafezAssad staged a military coup with the goal of ruling #Syria forever. His son #BasharAssad is paving the way for his own son

News Report | First consultative meeting of Syrian Americans held in Washington DC

The participants agreed that Syrians themselves must first be willing to set aside their differences and become a united front for their efforts to have any chance of succeeding

Hafez Assad’s ‘Liberation’ War: The 49-year-old lie

"There are still many mysteries and speculations concerning the 1973 war with Israel," writes Yasser Ashkar

INTERVIEW | Saad Fansa: A Syrian writer, photographer and excavator

"I could NOT accept the killing of innocent people and demonstrators demanding [...] a better life," says #SaadFansa to #SYRIAWISE

Opinion | Assad’s pop-up in Aleppo: A message in all directions

"But the most important question for the Syrian people in this regard is whether Turkey also gave the visit its green light," writes Yasser Ashkar.

Opinion | Assad family: Perfecting the art of perversion and abduction 

"... both [Hafez and Bashar Assad] relied on repression, refusal of peace, and brutal bloodshed," writes Yasser Ashkar.

Syrians mourn the loss of TV reporter Shireen Abu Akleh

During 25 years, Ms. Abu Akleh inspired many young people to pursue their own careers in journalism with her courageous and diligent coverage

INTERVIEW | Bente Scheller: A renowned Syria expert

"If it [justice] is not possible inside Syria, and if there’s no international criminal court, we [Germany] will do it," says Scheller.

Analysis | Syrian Constitutional Committee: Is it a waste of time?

It seems there is nothing to be gained by the Syrian opposition’s continued participation in this never-ending diversionary process.

Eleven years ago, Syrians triumphed over fear

"The graffiti painted by the schoolboys of Daraa continues to be the spark of the origin story of Syria’s uprising for freedom and justice."

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