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Michel Kilo: A Voice of Courage in Syria

Michel Kilo has spent decades in the opposition, dedicated to politics despite his prison experiences.  Naturally he raised his voice for the Syrian intifada, and yet he has remained independent, distancing himself from many opposition parties and especially from the external opposition fronts formed abroad. Michel Kilo stands out in Syrian politics for his unfailing […]

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Hassan Abdul Azim: Syria’s Homegrown Dissident

Decades of dedicated political activism have earned Hassan Abdul Azim the trust of friend and foe alike.  The old-time Nasserite may be uniquely positioned to mediate the country out of its deepening crisis. There were high expectation early on in the Syrian uprising when it seemed that Hassan Abdul Azim may assume a prominent role […]

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