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Statement on the detention of leading members of the NCB

  Syrian security forces have detained on Friday morning (19/7/2013) Adnan al-Dibs and Youssef Abdelki (the renowned artist), both members of the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change’s Central Committee, and comrade Tawfiq Umran. All three are leading members of the Communist Labour Party. They were detained at a Political Security checkpoint by the entrance […]

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NCB Executive Committee statement on Geneva 2 and the necessity of a political solution

We hoped that a political solution to the Syrian crisis would be reached through a second Geneva convention (Geneva 2). However several domestic, regional and international players have been impeding political solutions by abetting a military solution in a destructive and nihilistic attempt to impose a new balance of power. This race of arming both […]

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NCB’s vision for a negotiated political solution in Syria

Introduction: The National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria – NCB welcomes the Russian-America concordance to hold the Geneva Conference 2, and announces that it will accept the invitation to participate in the conference, especially as it is crucial for finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria, as opposed to the futile, […]

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Statement on the 65th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba

  Today, the 15th of May, marks 65 years since Palestine was partitioned and Palestinians were expelled from their land in order to create a Jewish Nationalist State, thus executing the infamous Balfour Declaration. Britain must be held primarily responsible for these continuing crimes against humanity: the partitioning of the Palestinian homeland and the expulsion […]

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Statement regarding the decree firing Syrian public sector employees

The Syrian authorities have released a decree firing all public employees who have been unable to attend to their jobs, with many incapable of doing so because that escalating war has forced them into becoming internal or external refugees. The current predicament these civilians is largely due to the Syrian regime’s brutal participation in militarising […]

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NCB statement regarding the Israeli aggression against Damascus

  During the early hours of today (Sunday 5/5/2013) the Airforce of our enemy and the occupier of our land, Israel, has breached our national sovereignty and attacked us. This is nothing but an act of aggression against the Syrian state and the Syrian people. We in the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change condemn […]

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Syrians can be reconciled – through negotiation, not violence

Haytham Manna -Written on 18/4/2013 for the Guardian The situation in Syria is the gravest it has been since peaceful protests began in March 2011. Civil resistance has been reduced to relief operations and humanitarian assistance, and the efforts of Syria’s democratic forces are now scattered and fragmented. Foreign support for the Syrian National Coalition and superimpose […]

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Violence and democracy in Syria

HAYTHAM MANNA 11 February 2013   Is it possible in such a situation to face the threat of foreign intervention and yet make internal democratic change with the peaceful civil movement which started from Dara’a? I repeat, and say for the umpteenth time, yes, and yes. Could political violence coexist with a democratic project? This big […]

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Press Release regarding the Israeli assault on Syria

News services reported yesterday, and it was confirmed later by the Syrian authorities, that the Israeli Airforce attacked a Syrian military facility outside Damascus. We at the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria (NCB) strongly condemn this flagrant Israeli attack on Syria and Syria’s sovereignty. We demand all responsible international bodies, particularly the […]

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بيان صحفي بخصوص العدوان الاسرائيلي على سورية

تناقلت وكالات الأنباء، و أكده الجانب الرسمي السوري، خبر شن الطيران الحربي الإسرائلي ليلة أمس هجوما على أحد المواقع العسكرية السوري في ريف دمشق، إننا في هيئة التنسيق الوطنية ندين هذا الإعتداء السافر على السيادة السورية ونطالب الجهات الدولية المعنية وبصورة خاصة مجلس الأمن بإدانة هذا العدوان على سورية واتخاذ إجراءات لمنعه في المستقبل،كما نطالب […]

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