Rebels Despair That Anti-American Protests Overshadow Syrian Struggle

A mention in the Daily Beast:

“To Assad, the rallies spurred by the Islam-bashing film were heaven-sent: they have given credence to his claims that the Arab Spring is at heart an Islamist spring and that al Qaeda and its affiliates will be empowered as a result,” says Ammar Abdulhamid, a Syrian activist based in America. “Meanwhile, the rallies have also distracted international attention from the current mayhem unfolding in Syria, and they might give pause to any calls for intervention.”

Surprise recall of US ambassador to Syria spurred by threats

Quote in the Christian Science Monitor:

“World leaders and Syrian opposition leaders should face the fact that the Syrian situation now requires international intervention and that the Assads need to be stopped by any means necessary,” Ammar Abdulhamid, a prominent Syrian opposition activist based in the US, wrote in his daily newsletter Monday.

Carol Castiel of VOA interviews Ammar Abdulhamid

US – based Syrian dissident and human rights activist, Ammar Abdulhamid, discusses the roots of the Syrian rebellion and exposes the hypocrisy of the Assad regime on VOA’s Press Conference USA with host Carol Castiel.
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