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Have you heard? They are dying of cold in Syria? (2)

Have you heard, O have you heard?  

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Never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee and for Syria

This morning my sorrow for Syria can only be assuaged by the great English poet and writer John Donne. I am choosing the following extracts from his Meditation: Alisar Iram

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What does it mean to Syria and to the world if Assad stays

 1. Breaking the spirit of Syria and destroying its will. 2. Putting the seal of approval  on the claim that all has been in vain, that all is lost: the dreams, the idealistic aspirations , the quest for emancipation and … Continue reading

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Out of the Chrysalis

Sometimes I close my eyes and try to  recollect the person I was before the coming of pain, before my life became an open register of suffering, not my own suffering but the suffering of others, which inevitably took on  … Continue reading

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Starvation: I accuse you world, I accuse you Obama, I condemn you Putin: Look at the image of Syrian childhood turning into stone under the gaze of the Medusa of hunger

  O no, I am not going to warn you and apologize for the painful disturbing pictures of starving children, for I wish you you to gaze at them and keep a place for them in your hearts and perhaps do something about it. … Continue reading

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Syria for Sale: سوريا للبيع

They are selling Syria for thirty pieces of silver: the chemical weapons. They will get their chemical weapons or the promise of them then wash their hands off the blood of the Syrian people like Pilate, leaving Christ alone to … Continue reading

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To strike or not to strike

I am posting this article again as it appeared in Therepublic, a courageous, independent, enlightened and leading platform, for voicing opinions and commentaries on Syria and its struggle for freedom and fight against tyranny http://therepublicgs.net/2013/08/31/to-strike-not-to-strike-or-how-to-strike/ To strike, not to strike, or … Continue reading

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Inaction versus human values

I wrote the article below two days before the No vote in the British Parliament. The vote when it took place saddened me immensely, so I am posting my comments on the vote, hoping they will be read before the … Continue reading

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How can they forget geopolitics and remember humanity?

We are, it seems, the twenty three millions of us or so, terrorists and siren gas wielders. We are the ones who are using the chemical weapons, not the regime who made them stored them and remains in sole custody … Continue reading

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