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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.

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."

Anwar al-Bunni: From a political prisoner to chasing Assad criminals

My vision on the issue of accountability is not only against Assad and his clique, but the message should reach all tyrants on this planet.

Syria’s astronaut who turned into a refugee

Faris was chosen by the Soviet space program from 40 Syrian candidates to accompany two of their astronauts into space

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