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Yazan Badran · May, 2007

A Syrian blogger based between Latakia on the Medietrranean, and Nagoya, Japan. He blogs at: http://yazanbadran.com/blog/ and tweets at @yazanbadran

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Latest posts by Yazan Badran from May, 2007

Syria: A Letter from a Syrian Worker in Lebanon

Golaniya posted a letter from a Syrian Worker in Lebanon. “In Lebanon, our hopes are now starting to flee away. We are outcasts. We receive all kinds of cursing and...

Syria: Assad for a second term with the “approval” of 97.68%

President Bashar Assad won his second term in office by a landslide. 97.62% voted “Yes” on the presidential referendum this week. Andre of Flight of Ideas, cannot comprehend though how...

Syria: Presidential Referendum and Lebanon Clashes

Today, Syria is reelecting president Bashar Assad for a new seven-year term in office. The process is done through a referendum, which means there will be no other challengers. The...

Syria: An Interview with Abu Fares

Abu Fares is a real Tartoussi (from Tartous) as he likes to describe himself and is one of the most genuinely admired bloggers on the Syrian blogsphere. Yazan Badran interviews...

Syria: Term-end Exams Are Postponed for “Spontaneous” Celebrations

The Ministry of Education in Syria has apparently decided to postpone the exams that happen to coincide with the celebrations of the next presidential referendum. So that the students can...

Syria: A Challenger to Assad's Presidency

Lawyer Abdallah al-Khalil announced that he submitted an application to be nominated for presidency of Syria, days before the referendum on current President Bashar Assad. Citing a constiutional contradiction, between...

Syria: A Black Week for Freedom, Back to Our Golan and Censorship

It has been a particularly rough week for Syria and Syrian bloggers are venting out their frustration at the imprisonment of human rights activist Dr Kamal Labwani for 12 years,...

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