By releasing the names of thousands of detainees perished in its custody, the Assad regime may believe it can turn the page on the issue of the "disappeared" once and for all. International law, however, demands accountability, a legal expert on impunity tells Al-Jumhuriya in a wide-ranging interview.
The fourth in a series of letters written by Yassin al-Haj Saleh to his missing wife, Samira al-Khalil, who was kidnapped in Douma in December 2013.
The process by which all men and women between the ages of anything and anything with souls already predisposed to departure depart, begins with a gentle hand on your shoulder.
He was arrested along with six of his comrades on 30 December, 2013, in a raid by Syrian security forces on their home in Damascus.
While prioritizing opposing their own government’s abuses, Western pacificsts must not support a genocidal regime, downplay its crimes and turn their backs to the heroic Syrian struggle.