Institutions & Law

Evidence, Justice, and Peace-Making in Syria

Evidence, Justice, and Peace-Making in Syria

We need to remember that there have been other cases in recent history — such as Chile and Argentina — where conflicts had to be resolved by ignoring justice partially or fully, initially, only to come back on the agenda later. This is when archives become crucial.

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The Irreplaceable Asadist Facade

The Irreplaceable Asadist Facade

The embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Asad is irreplaceable. No other Syrian political and military key figure in the …

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Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

1. Introduction On March 17, 2016, the “Federal Democratic System of Rojava – Northern Syria” was established officially …

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The Construction of a Patriarchal Militant Identity in the Syrian Constitutions (1973-2012)

The Construction of a Patriarchal Militant Identity in the Syrian Constitutions (1973-2012)

1. Introduction: The development of Syrian national identity is framed with the emergence of Syria as a nation-state. …

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Debate: The New Syria between Flags and Languages

Debate: The New Syria between Flags and Languages

In the context of the Kurdish move toward federalism discussed nowadays, we must note that Syria today is …

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Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

The following is an attempt to understand one of the paradoxes of Syrian political discourse: the acceptance of …

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Prisons Under Syrian Rebel Groups: Some Considerations

Prisons Under Syrian Rebel Groups: Some Considerations

When prisoner turns warden, an odd switch can quickly occur turning him into the very codes and practices …

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Truce and The Test of Syrian Civil Society

Truce and The Test of Syrian Civil Society

When the Syrian regime opened fire on demonstrators at the start of the revolution, the intention was to …

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The Battle of School Curricula (2): Tampering with Syria’s Future

The Battle of School Curricula (2): Tampering with Syria’s Future

Complex disputes and lack of communication and coordination work marred the different stages of Syrian political life in …

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Alternative Syrian Media: Where to?

Alternative Syrian Media: Where to?

After the onset of the Syrian uprising (March 2011) demonstrators found themselves facing the accusations of the regime’s …

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