The “victory” of #HafezAssad achieved by kidnapping the rule of law in #Syria in 1970 was called the “Corrective Movement”
"I arrived in #Syria in 1997 during the time of Hafez #Assad and we, as foreigners were informed that it was a repressive government," writes Prof. Wessels
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The dark future of Syria "is best left to the wild and surreal imagination of a Hollywood screenplay writer," writes Sam Aman
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
"There are still many mysteries and speculations concerning the 1973 war with Israel," writes Yasser Ashkar
"Nine years after this horrific bloodless slaughter, the killers, led by Bashar #Assad, are still unpunished," writes Eva J. Koulouriotis
"Hafez Assad [...] chose to rebuild the structure of the Syrian state in a purely sectarian way," writes Eva J. Koulouriotis.
"... both [Hafez and Bashar Assad] relied on repression, refusal of peace, and brutal bloodshed," writes Yasser Ashkar.
"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.