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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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Syria Salvation Conference: An Overview of the New Syria

  -Syria is a sovereign state, its people are free and in full control of the state and all their territory. The sovereignty of the Syrian territories, state and people are one in the same. The Syrian people have a right to struggle by any means necessary to reclaim their occupied territories. -The Syrian people […]

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Syria Salvation Conference: Our Main Principles

  The parties, political organisations, and personalities participating in the National Conference for Syria Salvation agree on the following principles as a basis and general foundation for their political position and movement: 1. Toppling the regime with all its figures and facets, which ensures the ability to build a civil democratic state, a state of […]

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Press release regarding what is being labelled the ‘government in exile’

ِNo sooner had the French Foreign Minister, and some Arab countries, called for the creation of a Syrian government in exile than various opposition groups began to hurriedly fulfill this demand, another testimony to their political naivety and carelessness in dealing with this complicated and dangerous period  Syria is going through.   We at the […]

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Press release by the NCB regarding the Russian warships

The Russian interfax news agency announced yesterday (18/6/2012) that two Russian warships are heading to the port of Tartous. Western and Arab news agencies reported that these ships will be carrying weapons to the Syrian regime, weapons that can effectively be use against its own population. We at the National Coordination Body categorically oppose supplying […]

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Letter from the NCB chairman to the French president Francois Hollande

Your Excellency, Mr. Francois Hollande, President of the Republic of France, My colleagues and I, at the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria (NCB) -consisting of more than ten political parties, and many other groups and many social, political and cultural figures, representing the diverse components of Syrian society- would like to extend […]

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