Holder, R. Clemente, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Syria Accused of Holding "Longest-Serving Political Prisoners"
Middle East Watch has called upon the European Parliament to condition its financial and technical assistance to Syria on specific improvements in the country's human rights record. Exceptions, the New York-based human rights watchdog group says, should be made solely for humanitarian aid to Syria that directly benefits the needy.
A November Human Rights Watch report points out that 1993 marked "the 30th year that Syria's 15 million residents have been ruled under emergency law, imposed in March 1963 when the Arab Ba'th Socialist Party seized power." To date, political reforms promised by …
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Publication information: Article title: Human Rights. Contributors: Holder, R. Clemente - Author. Magazine title: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Volume: XII. Issue: 6 Publication date: March 31, 1994. Page number: 68. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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