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About Yassin Al Haj Saleh

Yassin Al Haj Saleh is a Syrian writer and a former political prisoner, who has been in hiding in Syria since the beginning of the revolution. He is a recipient of the Prince Claus Award for 2012

Articles by Yassin Al Haj Saleh

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The conscience of Syria: An interview with activist and intellectual Yassin al-Haj Saleh

A popular Syrian intellectual responds to questions on the Syrian conflict and the west. Throughout, Yassin confronts and reframes several western fears and constructs about Islamists, intervention and the development of the uprising.

Syria dispatches: Robert Fisk's independence

The reports from Syria of the journalist Robert Fisk raise serious questions over his credibility, say Yassin Al Haj Saleh & Rime Allaf.

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