Shukri al-Quwatli
Shukri al-Quwatli (1891 – 30 June 1967; Arabic: شكري القوتلي‎) was the first president of post-independence Syria. He began his career as a dissident working towards the independence an...
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Death of Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb
Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb (Arabic: حمزة علي الخطيب) (October 24, 1997 – May 25, 2011) was a 13-year-old Syrian boy who died while in the custody of the Syrian government in Daraa during the Civil uprising ...
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Riyad al-Turk
Riad al-Turk (Arabic: رياض الترك‎, born 1930 in Homs) is a prominent Syrian opposition leader, former political prisoner for about 20 years in Syria, and supporter of democracy, who has been...
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Maher Arar
Maher Arar (Arabic: ماهر عرار) (born 1970) is a telecommunications engineer with dual Syrian and Canadian citizenship who has resided in Canada since 1987. Arar's story is frequently referred to as "e...
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Anwar al-Bunni
Anwar al-Bunni (Arabic: أنور البني‎, born 1959) is a Syrian human rights lawyer who has defended clients such as Riad al-Turk, Riad Seif, the owner of The Lamplighter, (an independent newspa...
Suleiman al-Halabi
Suleiman al-Halabi, also spelled Soleyman El-Halaby (Kurdish: Seleman Ous Qopar, Arabic: سليمان الحلبي ‎ ), (1777–1800 was a Syrian Kurdish theology student in Cairo who assassinated Fr...
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Arar v. Ashcroft
Arar v. Ashcroft, 414 F.Supp.2d 250 (E.D. N.Y. 2006), was a lawsuit brought by Maher Arar against the United States and various U.S. officials pursuant to the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA), 28 ...