U.S. Sanctions and Economic Turmoil Spark More Protests in Syria
Syria is in an unprecedented state of economic turmoil after years of a devastating civil war. Now with a new set of U.S. sanctions and with limited support from allied powers and Lebanese capital, the regime is backed into a corner. In response to the crisis, widespread protests against the regime and a rapidly deteriorating economic situation have emerged.
Maryam AlanizJune 19, 2020
Israel and imperialism, out of Syria
In less than 48 hours, the State of Israel launched two rounds of aerial bombardments against military targets on the outskirts of Damascus, allegedly to prevent a quantity of more sophisticated missiles, of Iranian manufacture, from reaching Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite militia that defeated Israel in the last Lebanon war, in 2006. Although Israel had […]
Left VoiceMay 11, 2013
Down with Assad’s Brutal Repression! No to Imperialist Interference and Intervention!
The massacre of approximately 116 civilians in Houla, near the opposition-held city of Homs, is one of the bloodiest acts since the uprising against Assad's regime began, 14 months ago. As on other occasions, the government admits the slaughter, but it is trying to hold “Al Qaeda terrorists” responsible for what happened. However, the regime has not offered any serious evidence that would support its version or refute the accounts of the massacre by survivors.
Claudia CinattiJune 8, 2012