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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

"I Am Syria" Campaign Launches

Ammar Abdelhamid, who first came to notice as a blogger inside Syria and today is an outspoken exile in the US against the Asad regime, and who runs the Syrian Revolution Digest site, has joined with Impunity Watch and the Summer Institute for Human Rights and Genocide Studies in Buffalo to launch what they are calling the "I Am Syria" Campaign , described as "an effort designed to raise awareness in the U.S. and the world in regard to the revolution in Syria and the massacres perpetrated daily by pro-Assad militias and troops, highlighting the need for immediate international action NOW." They have, as such movements must today, a website, a Facebook page, and a Twitter account (@I_Am_Syria). Their introductory YouTube video:

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