Monthly Archives: September 2013

“We Syrians Are Human Beings of This World”

“We Syrians are human beings of this world, and the world must stop the Assad regime from killing us. Now.” With these words, Yassin al-Haj Saleh, a Syrian writer and activist, ended his appeal to the United States Congress to authorize a military strike against the Assad regime (Op-Ed, “A Syrian’s Cry for Help,” New York Times, September 9, 2013). Continue reading