Ammar Abdulhamid Articles

Syria Officially Joins the Revolution

Better late than never.
1:00 PM, Mar 18, 2011

Thousands took to streets today in a number of Syria cities following Friday Prayers protesting the prevalence of oppression and corruption in the country, and calling for reform. In Damascus, and in an attempted to prevent planned march from the historic Umayyad mosque in Old Damascus, authorities locked protesters inside mosque and began beating them with batons.

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Protests in Syria

Will Syria be next?
10:01 AM, Mar 16, 2011

On February 7, I published a piece in the Guardian that answered the question, Will Syria be next? That is, would Syria be the next Arab country to witness a popular uprising after Tunisia and Egypt?

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