Requiem for the Baath Party: Struggle for Change and Freedom in Syria

@article{Emadi2011RequiemFT,
  title={Requiem for the Baath Party: Struggle for Change and Freedom in Syria},
  author={Hafizullah Emadi},
  journal={Mediterranean Quarterly},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={62 - 79}
}
  • Hafizullah Emadi
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Mediterranean Quarterly
  • The Baath Party has ruled Syria with an iron fist since the 1960s, curbing civil liberties and imprisoning and executing anyone who dared oppose its rule. A major anti-Baath struggle erupted in the 1980s as Syrians rebelled, trying to topple the repressive regime. The ruling party violently suppressed dissidents and maintained its death grip on power. The 2011 public uprising against the regime was significant in its countrywide scope. Inspired by the fight of people throughout the Arab world… CONTINUE READING
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