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In time for April Fool’s Day, Assad ‘criminalizes torture’

Assad's announcement of the law drew ridicule from social media users in Syria and some questioned whether the law covers the Syrian regime's notorious security branches.

Grozny, Aleppo, and Kyiv

“Will Kyiv succeed in avoiding the fate of Grozny and Aleppo?” AlKawakbi concludes with this possibly rhetorical question.

Putin’s aggression in Syria can teach us a lot about the Ukraine conflict

“It's hardly likely that the world has forgotten about Russia’s brutally murderous intervention in Syria"

Rifaat Assad: How to commit all kinds of crimes and not be imprisoned for a day

"While many were waiting for the news of his arrest and imprisonment, they were surprised to know of his return to Syria,” Sasapost report concludes.

Merciless killing at the hands of Syria’s ‘white angels’

"I slept more than once among the corpses of young men dying in the evening," Al Faqeer's goes on to say.

Assad: Godfather of captagon trafficking in the Middle East

“The Syrian despot can in any case boast of having transformed his country into the first narco-state worthy of the name in the Middle East.”

Assad’s unlikely comeback: Foreign Policy’s Bente Scheller

“Regional governments [...] are mending fences with a murderous regime—showing human rights abusers everywhere how to commit atrocities with impunity.” @BenteScheller

The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri’s beautifully written book deals with the experiences of innocent civilians who escaped from Syria due to the humanitarian crisis initiated by the Assad regime in response to a peaceful uprising calling for government reform. The relentless attacks on Syrian civilians that have been waged for more than a...

The Book Collectors: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them Through a War

When a group of young revolutionaries in Daraya, the southern suburb of Syria’s capital, find themselves deliberately cut off from all outside contact and life-sustaining provisions, they inadvertently discover a gateway to a world they had never known in a collection of books salvaged from the destroyed homes of...

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