Thousands join Shahbagh sit-in

Source: The Daily Star By Sushmita S Preetha Forty-two years after the Liberation War, sentiments of liberation were rekindled as thousands yesterday refused to leave the street and go home until their demand for capital punishment for war criminals were met. The spontaneous agitation began on Tuesday afternoon shortly after a […]

The Syrian opposition’s great mistake

By GWYNNE DYER ARABNEWS Published: Feb 12, 2012 AS THE Syrian opposition abandons non-violent protest for armed resistance, many people think this means that President Bashar Assad and his Baathist regime are in even deeper trouble than before. On the contrary, it means that Assad and the Baathists are winning. […]