Browsing All posts tagged under »Syria«

Humor: Butchering the English Language in Syria

August 3, 2008

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To survive or not: Prostitution of Iraqi Girls as Young as Six in Syria

December 3, 2007

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By Lina Sinjab BBC News, Damascus Many of the Iraqi dancers are in their early teens. With their bright neon signs and glitzy decor, dozens of nightclubs line the streets of the Maraba district in the Syrian capital Damascus. It’s here that men come from far and wide – car number plates are not just […]

Strangling Human Rights in Syria

October 31, 2007

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Source: Human Rights Watch If you say you are a human rights activist to a security official, it is as if you are admitting you are a criminal. –Syrian human rights activist, November 20061 The government of Syria severely constrains the freedom of human rights activists to express their views and to associate as a […]