Razan

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I refer to myself as a person from Syria, not a “Syrian citizen.”
I am currently doing my MA's thesis on Iraqi Jews’ literature in my beautiful city, Beirut.
I blog at Razanisms and I like to take photos.
I am a vegetarian and a proud socialist.

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Latest posts by Razan

19 September 2009

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Syria: Blogger Kareem Arbaji Sentenced to Three Years in prison

On September 13, 2009, the Syrian State Security Supreme Court sentenced the young blogger Kareem Arbaji to three-years prison for “publishing mendacious information liable to weaken the nation’s morale,” under article #286 of the Syrian penal code. The thirty- one years old economics graduate, Kareem Arbaji, has been detained for...

14 May 2008

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Syria: Three-Year Sentence for Blogger Tariq Baiasi

On Sunday 11-5-2008 the State Security Court in Damascus stated its verdict on the Syrian blogger Tariq Baiasi who was held in detention since 7-7-2007. Tariq was detained for leaving a comment on websites disfavored by the Syrian government.

5 February 2008

Syrian Bloggers Campaign to Free Fellow Blogger Tariq Biasi

It all started when one did: Ahmad published several entries concerning the detention of Tariq, the jailed Syrian blogger, but it is only when his blog was added on the SYPlanet aggregator that I had the chance to be aware of Tariq's situation. I reacted by contacting all the bloggers...

9 January 2008

It Could Be You: Release Syrian Blogger Tarek Baiasi

Tarek was detained on 7-7-2007 for critiquing security forces in Syria. He has not been taken to court up to this moment. His name is Tarek Baiasi and he's 23 years old. He lives in Banyas with his mother and two sisters. His father was detained during the 80s by...