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Transitional justice

New Study Aims to Strengthen Syria’s Civil Movement

Research seeks to understand the previous stage and anticipate what will follow with the goal of documenting and enhancing the peaceful movement in Syria, says Dawlati director

Report on Democratic Change in Syria Due

After a series of meetings, the group has produced a final report on the unified vision of the transition period in Syria

Justice, reconciliation, and amnesty in President Assad’s speech

Assad the dictator is no fan of justice. He knows that he can manipulate democracy by naming it the ‘popular democracy’ and reducing it to supervised and rigged elections. Assad can also mold ‘patriotism’ and ‘resistance,’ as needed turning them into mere clichés set against ‘Zionism’ and ‘colonialism.’ As for justice: it has but one meaning. It is this meaning that Assad is trying to escape.