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Majority of Syrian refugees in Europe are running from the Assad regime, not Isis, says survey

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First survey of Syrian refugees in Europe to be presented at Federal Press Conference in Berlin, Germany shows most want to return, but not under Assad. A no-fly zone would help more stay. The main cause of Syrians coming to Europe is to flee the violence of the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to the first survey... Weiterlesen >

Syrian Activists Challenge Mainstream Media: Daesh (IS) and Assad are The Same Thing – Syria Untold

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The self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as Daesh) has been the center of the media’s attention for quite some time. It has the whole world gripped by fear by its grisly spectacles and medieval executions. However, the gruesome terror of the radical militia seems to obscure an equally ruthless antagonist: the Assad regime. Same Shit... Weiterlesen >

The struggle for Kobane: An example of selective solidarity – Leila Al Shami

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The heroic resistance of the people of Kobane in fighting the onslaught of the Daesh (ISIS) fascists since mid-September, has led to a surge of international solidarity. A multitude of articles and statements have been written and protests have been held in cities across the world. Kurds have flooded across the Turkish border to help... Weiterlesen >

IS, ISIS or Daesh? Turbulences in the Alphabet Soup – Bente Scheller

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ISIS lives off bare bestiality. While their opponents are paralyzed with fear, the work of satirists flourishes. Meanwhile Bashar al-Assad tries to present himself as the lesser evil in Syria. “Daesh – May their ‘glory’ be of short duration” – Syrian intellectual Yassin Al Haj Saleh exclaims in the documentary “Our Terrible Country”, sarcastically imitating... Weiterlesen >

Statement by LCC on airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

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On the 23rd of September 2014, the Local Coordination Committees (LCC) published the following statement on Facebook, commenting on the US-led airstrikes on IS(IS) in Syria. They urge not to forget about the origin of the conflict in Syria – that it was exactly the violence perpetrated by the Syrian regime that led to a... Weiterlesen >

ISIS and Assad: Fear of Disintegration – by Bente Scheller

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It seems a nightmare: The centre of the crisis-ridden Middle East is seeing the formation of an Islamic entity which dilutes national borders and could potentially embroil the region in a war of radical militias. However, the West does not fear a reorganisation as much as it fears the impending disintegration. The “end of Sykes-Picot”... Weiterlesen >

Statement of the UKSS – Kobani and Afrin are under Siege

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Kobani and Afrin are under Siege – 51 Kurdish citizens were kidnapped Statement by the Union of Kurdish Students in Syria (UKSS) The Islamic State in Iraq and Sham “ISIS ” has imposed blockade on the towns of Kobanî and Afrîn since 03. December 2013, this blockade includes blocking all the leading roads into both... Weiterlesen >

About Being “Different” in Revolutionary Aleppo – Marcell Shehwaro

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After a month and a half of living in the liberated areas, I would like to talk a little about my personal experience with a specific thing: how I experienced being “different” [secular, unconservative… etc] from the environment of the liberated areas. I’m a distinct person due to my body, my hair, my outifit, and... Weiterlesen >

Turkish Syria Policy, the question of arming the opposition and Kurdish disagreements

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In an interview, Syria Deeply asked the Turkish professor Gokhan Bacik about the major issues ‎Turkey is facing because of the crisis in Syria. According to Bacik, the two major issues are ‎border security and the Kurds. Also, their position depends on international partners, such as the ‎US, which are in no hurry to resolve... Weiterlesen >