Category Archives: Lebanon

Syria: UN Security Council condemns Syrian authorities for widespread violations of human rights, use of force against civilians

Yesterday (around midnight/01.00 local ME time) the United Nations Security Council through a Presidential Statement condemned the widespread violation of human rights by the Syrian regime. The full text of document S/PRST/2011/16 reads as follows: “The Security Council expresses its … Continue reading

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Lebanon: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon will soon add alot of spice to an already hot dish

According to information made available to the Daily Star, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon is set to hand down indictments next week, 3-4 July, on the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri, and possibly as well of those people … Continue reading

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Israel: Nakba at Golan – walking with their eyes wide open into a Syrian trap?

Yesterday around 100 – 150 individuals crossed the fence separating Israeli occupied Golan and Syria. Israeli forces alerted to the possibility of a diversionary move by the Syrian regime on Nakba in the face of the ongoing uprising had taken … Continue reading

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Syria: to support or not support, that is the question for Iran, Hamas and Hezbollah

As we are closing in on 60 days of the protests in Syria it is now abundantly clear that this will be something different to the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, the drawn out fall of Saleh in Yemen and the … Continue reading

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