TITLE

The roots of the Syrian uprising

AUTHOR(S)
Efrat, Yacov Ben
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Challenge (07924143);2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "Damascus Declaration," through which an opposition movement in Syria openly demanded for a change of regime. The Declaration demanded a democratic regime, freedom of speech and cancellation of emergency laws. It considers the Declaration as authentically Syrian whose signatories where public figures who defied Syria. It indicates that the violence in Syria convinced the Syrian people that democracy will be achieved only through the downfall of the al-Assad family.
ACCESSION #
66289950

 

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