Category Archive: English

في الذكرى الثانية لخطف سميرة ورزان ووائل وناظم (Statement, بيان, Comunicado, Communiqué)

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بيان – في الذكرى الثانية لخطف سميرة ورزان ووائل وناظم Statement – The second anniversary of the abduction of Samira, Razan, Wael and Nazem Comunicado – Segundo aniversario del secuestro de Samira, Razan,… Continue reading

Razan Zaitouneh: The Absent Rebel

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Rima Fleihan for Al-Araby al-Jadeed Your dream was much larger than what could fit inside closed minds, as we shared, like many Syrians, the same dream. I know you were not scared because… Continue reading

Why Zahran Alloush stands accused

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Yassin Al-Haj Saleh — Al-Jumhuriya. Translated from Arabic into English by Ullin Hope When he was asked about the case in August 2014, Zahran Alloush barely even denied his group’s responsibility for the… Continue reading

Zahran Alloush is in Turkey: Where are Razan, Samira, Wael and Nazem?

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Ziad Majed – NOW With the prime suspect in the abduction of Razan Zeitoune and her colleagues visiting Turkey, now is the time for actionZahran Alloush, the leader of Jaysh al-Islam (Eastern Ghouta’s… Continue reading

The Case of the Douma4 Activists…Conveniently Overlooking the Evidence

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Written on 11 November 2014 by Osama Nassar It is now almost a year in darkness for the Douma four kidnapped activists. Almost a year ago activist and ex-political prisoner Samira al-Khalil, Lawyer… Continue reading

Shedding new light on the Douma4 case

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Aous Al Mubarak (Original title: One year of their absence and some of what has not been said) If only we had anticipated their kidnapping before that morning. Why did it only occur… Continue reading

Syria: No Word on 4 Abducted Activists

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The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh, Samira al-Khalil, Wael Hamada, and Nazem Hammadi – the Douma Four – remain missing a year after their abduction, 54 organizations said today. The four… Continue reading

Rights organizations urge release of Syria activists

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(DW) Rights organizations have called for the release of four Syrian activists kidnapped in Damascus last year. No one ever claimed responsibility for their abduction, and they haven’t been heard of since the… Continue reading

Statement (English, عربي, Français, Türkçe, Deutsch, Español, Italiano)

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بيان إلى الرأي العام Statement to the Public Appel à l’opinion publique Kamuoyuna Çağrı Erklärung an die Öffentlichkeit Manifiesto a la opinión pública Appello all’opinione pubblica Signatories to the statement | الموقعون والموقعات… Continue reading

Laudatory: We do exist! When does the world start believing in us?

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By: Petra Stienen 1. What would I do? As a sixteen-year-old girl I saw the movie The Girl with the Red Hair, a Dutch production about Hannie Schaft, one of the most famous heroines of the… Continue reading