Syria Unmasked: The Suppression of Human Rights by the Asad Regime

Syria Unmasked: The Suppression of Human Rights by the Asad Regime

by Human Rights Watch, Middle East Watch Staff, Human Rights Watch Middle East
     
 
This book by Middle East Watch describes the various forms of oppression in Syria and gives details about the three institutions that help Asad maintain his control. The book also provides information not only on the violent acts perpetrated by the government but also on such topics as the censorship of mass media, the banning of opposition political parties and

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This book by Middle East Watch describes the various forms of oppression in Syria and gives details about the three institutions that help Asad maintain his control. The book also provides information not only on the violent acts perpetrated by the government but also on such topics as the censorship of mass media, the banning of opposition political parties and Professional associations, and the country's foreign relations.

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Booknews
Based largely on confidential interviews with emigres and on an unauthorized visit to Syria, argues that the government there murders and tortures opponents and minorities, censors the media, and plots foreign assassinations, among other things. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300051155
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Series:
Human Rights Watch Books Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.98(d)

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