Salamiyah coordination committee participates in LCC campaign
An activist Salamia holds a sign that says, “Revolutions die with the death of civil resistance. Those who forget how the revolution started will not know how it ends.”
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Occurrence Date: 2013-07-26
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Al-Shami and his friends numbered 15 and the mosque was filled with worshippers. Al-Shami and his friends felt anxious: what if nobody joined in with them?
The 25-year-old recruit suffered much psychological deterioration while serving in the army, forced to obey his officers, even though he was longing to join the revolution.
The death of my father was the catalyst for our leaving Syria with no return, a country plagued by revolution and war that has given us nothing but pain and sorrow. I began to save up the amount needed to make the journey by sea or perhaps to get a visa to Russia and then smuggle myself to Norway, where I would repeat the story of my father’s arrest and torture.