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Take Action! Demand Release of Women’s Equality Activist Malak Shanawani, Political Prisoner Held Incommunicado in Syria

About Malak Shanawani: Malak Shanawani, age 26, is a journalist and gender activist, although she is a dentist by training. In the accompanying photo of her at a December 27, 2010 Damascus vigil against honor killings, she is wearing a bold t-shirt that reads: “I Am Against Honor Killings.” Her sign declares “Woman = Human … Continue reading

Take Action! Mohamad Said Khoulani, Father of Four, Political Prisoner Detained Without Charge in Syria

About Mohamad Said Khoulani: Mohamad Said Khoulani is a father of four little girls. Born in Daraya in 1973, Mohamad is part of the Daraya Nonviolence Movement. He was arrested on May 19, 2011 by Air Force Security and has been detained without charge ever since. He was in good health upon his arrest and … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand the Syrian Regime Release Child Political Prisoner, Yazan Amro, Age 12!

About Yazan Amro: Yazan Ahmad Amro is just twelve years old. Despite a congenital heart condition, Yazan is a top student. He lives in Syria’s fourth largest city, Hama. Yazan had heard about the thirteen-year-old boy of Dara, Hamza Khatib, who was tortured to death by the regime and his body delivered to his parents … Continue reading

لا لحكومة اسلامية في ليبيا بعد سقوط الدكتاتور

نستنكر التصريحات الرجعية للاسلامي مصطفى عبد الجليل رئيس المجلس الانتقالي في ليبيا لا لحكومة اسلامية في ليبيا بعد سقوط الدكتاتور في خطابه بمناسبة ما سمي بتحرير ليبيا يوم 23 تشرين الاول الجاري، اعلن مصطفى عبدالجليل رئيس المجلس الانتقالي بانه ينوي تشكيل حكومة تطبق الشريعة الاسلامية بما فيها القوانين القرووسطية المعادية للمرأة كقانون تعدد الزوجات باستخفاف … Continue reading

Take Action! Alaa Akhras, Victim of Forced Disappearance in Syria

About Alaa Akhras Alaa was forcibly disappeared from the Sarujeh area of Damascus on October 5, 2011. He was last seen at 8pm in Sarujeh just as a protest was beginning there. His family has not heard from him since. Alaa is a fourth-year law student. Enforced disappearances, when systematically perpetrated as in Syria, are … Continue reading

Take Action! Three Brothers, Political Prisoners, Held Incommunicado in Syria: Ahmad, Omar & Tareq Antar

UPDATE: Omar Antar has been released; please continue to write and work for his brothers’ release! About the Antar Brothers: Ahmad, Omar and Tareq: Three brothers from Latakia – Ahmad, Omar, and Tareq Antar – were captured in a raid by political security forces on their home in the Tabiyat neighborhood at 10am on September … Continue reading

Take Action! Anas Shughri, 23-year-old Human Rights Activist, Protest Leader, and Political Prisoner Held Incommunicado in Syria

About Anas Shughri: Anas Shughri is a 23-year-old student of economics at Tishreen University. He is also a community-level social activist involved in activities promoting nonviolence and democratic reforms. On March 18, 2011, in his hometown of Banyas, he called: “Those who want to demand freedom, come with us!” And the people came. Anas played … Continue reading

Take Action! Husain Essou, Writer & Democracy Activist, Political Prisoner in Syria

About Husain Essou: Husain Essou is a prominent writer and democracy activist. He has publicly declared his support for the popular protests, attended demonstrations in al-Hasakah, and provided information regarding the ongoing uprising against the Assad regime to international media outlets. An independent Kurdish activist, he belongs to a group of researchers inclusive of Syria’s … Continue reading

Take Action! Ahmad Abdeen, Teenage Protest Singer & Political Prisoner in Syria

UPDATE 11 Nov 2011: Ahmad’s friends have announced his release from detention! We send our warmest congratulations to Ahmad! And we redouble our efforts in support of the thousands of other political prisoners who remain detained by the brutal regime in Syria. About Ahmad Abdeen: Arms spread wide, Ahmad Abdeen loved to sing at protests. … Continue reading

Take Action! Yahya Shurbaji, Nonviolence Activist and Political Prisoner in Syria

About Yahya Shurbaji: Born 1979, Yahya Shurbaji is a 32-year-old nonviolence visionary. He was part of the original Daraya Youth group which devoted itself to studying nonviolence and to civic projects in the community, and which had to disband in 2003 when eighteen of its members were imprisoned. Yahya emerged from his two-and-a-half year prison … Continue reading

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25 September Protest at Embassy of Syria, Washington DC

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