Syrian Non Violence Movement

لا شيء يدوم‎ (This too shall pass)In April this year, Abdul-Hadi Sheikh Awad, a lawyer based in Damascus, founder of the Syrian Democratic Institute, and human rights defender was tortured to death. His apartment had previously been raided and searched, and he had been interrogated for his work by the security forces. He remained resolute... Continue Reading →


Religion and peace: why we shouldn’t judge religious communities by their extremists

With the sudden rise of ISIS in Iraq and global fears over Jihadi terrorism, it is unsurprising that anti-Islamic sentiment has arisen around the world, particularly in the Western media. However, this reactive discrimination can result in severe human rights abuses and serve only to continue the cycle of ethno-religious conflict. This situation is exemplified... Continue Reading →

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