• CDS Presidential Scorecard
  • CDS APPLAUDS CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL EVENT FEATURING SIWAR AL ASSAD
  • Syrian American Delegation Participates in UN Consultation in Geneva
  • Letter to De Mistura to End the Siege in Yarmouk
  • Join UFS for an Update on Syria at the University of Michigan

CDS Presidential Scorecard

CDS Presidential Report Card)Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition of Syrian-American organizations, has issued a scorecard evaluating the stated Syria policy of the 2016 presidential candidates. The scorecard measures each candidate’s position according to the needs of the Syrian people, the views of the […]

CDS APPLAUDS CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL EVENT FEATURING SIWAR AL ASSAD

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition representing the Syrian American community, applauds Rep. Gerry Connolly’s office for canceling the House of Representatives venue for an event hosted by the Middle East Policy Council. The event featured Siwar al Assad, the cousin of Syrian President […]

Syrian American Delegation Participates in UN Consultation in Geneva

Washington, DC – A delegation of Syrian American leaders including representatives of CDS (Coalition for a Democratic Syria) and ARCS (American Relief Coalition for Syria) participated in a meeting with UN Envoy Staffan de Mistura as part of the Geneva Consultations last week. These consultations, which began earlier this month, […]

Letter to De Mistura to End the Siege in Yarmouk

Dear Staffan de Mistura, We are concerned for the well being of 18,000 civilians in Yarmouk, 3,500 of whom are children. For over two years, the Assad regime has enforced a siege on the district, severely limiting food resources within the camp leading to 200 deaths from starvation. Since September […]

Join UFS for an Update on Syria at the University of Michigan

United for a Free Syria is proud to present The Struggle for Syria: An Update on the Current Crisis. UFS Policy Director Tyler Thompson will be speaking on the latest developments inside Syria as well as the current policy of the United States government. Following the presentation, there will be […]

 

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CDS Concerned that Ceasefire Announcement Enables Russia to Continue Scorched-Earth Campaign

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) expresses deep concern that the ceasefire plan announced yesterday by the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) enables Russia, Iran, and the Assad government to continue their...

 

CDS EXPRESSES OUTRAGE AT U.S. STANCE TOWARD THE SYRIAN HIGHER NEGOTIATION COMMITTEE AHEAD OF PEACE TALKS

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) expresses outrage at the stance of the United States toward the Syrian Opposition’s Higher Negotiation Committee (HNC) ahead of peace talks in Geneva, as stated today in a CDS letter...

 

CDS Presidential Scorecard

CDS Presidential Scorecard

CDS Presidential Report Card)Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition of Syrian-American organizations, has issued a scorecard evaluating the stated Syria policy of the 2016 presidential candidates. The...

 

CDS APPLAUDS CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL EVENT FEATURING SIWAR AL ASSAD

CDS APPLAUDS CANCELLATION OF MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL EVENT FEATURING SIWAR AL ASSAD

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition representing the Syrian American community, applauds Rep. Gerry Connolly’s office for canceling the House of Representatives venue for an event hosted by the...

 

CDS Renews Demand for No Fly Zone Following Douma Massacre

CDS Renews Demand for No Fly Zone Following Douma Massacre

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) today, in response to the death of at least 100 civilians in regime air attacks on the Damascus suburb of Douma, renews its demand for the immediate formation of a No-Fly-Zone over...

 

UFS and SETF Thank the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Holocaust Survivor Margit Meissner, and Syrian Regime Torture Survivor Qutaiba Idlbi for Participation in July 15th Capitol Hill Event

UFS and SETF Thank the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Holocaust Survivor Margit Meissner, and Syrian Regime Torture Survivor Qutaiba Idlbi for Participation in July 15th Capitol Hill Event

Washington, DC – The Syrian Emergency Task Force and United for a Free Syria thank the  U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Office of the House Republican Conference, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and the House Foreign Affairs...

 

UFS and SETF Thank Senator Kaine for Leading Delegation to Syrian Border

UFS and SETF Thank Senator Kaine for Leading Delegation to Syrian Border

June 30th – Gaziantep: United for a Free Syria and the Syrian Emergency Task Force facilitated, alongside the US Embassy in Ankara, a congressional delegation to the Syrian border led by Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA). SETF and UFS staff provided...

 

Syrian American Delegation Participates in UN Consultation in Geneva

Syrian American Delegation Participates in UN Consultation in Geneva

Washington, DC – A delegation of Syrian American leaders including representatives of CDS (Coalition for a Democratic Syria) and ARCS (American Relief Coalition for Syria) participated in a meeting with UN Envoy Staffan de Mistura as part...

 

Letter to De Mistura to End the Siege in Yarmouk

Letter to De Mistura to End the Siege in Yarmouk

Dear Staffan de Mistura, We are concerned for the well being of 18,000 civilians in Yarmouk, 3,500 of whom are children. For over two years, the Assad regime has enforced a siege on the district, severely limiting food resources within the camp...

 

Join UFS for an Update on Syria at the University of Michigan

Join UFS for an Update on Syria at the University of Michigan

United for a Free Syria is proud to present The Struggle for Syria: An Update on the Current Crisis. UFS Policy Director Tyler Thompson will be speaking on the latest developments inside Syria as well as the current policy of the United States...