Author Archive: UFS

CDS Welcomes President Obama’s Pledge to Hold Assad Accountable for Chemical Weapons Use

CDS Welcomes President Obama’s Pledge to Hold Assad Accountable for Chemical Weapons Use

Obama makes a forceful case to the public, addresses the nation’s concerns Washington, DC –  The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) today applauded President Barack Obama’s pledge to hold the Assad regime accountable for...

 

CDS Coordinates DC Events to Support Authorization of US Action

CDS Coordinates DC Events to Support Authorization of US Action

Washington DC – As the full United States Congress begins debate today on the authorization of US Action to deter and degrade the Assad regime’s ability to use chemical weapons in Syria, the Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS),...

 

ACTION ALERT – CBS: Pull Assad Interview! Give Equal Opportunity to Syrian Opposition!

ACTION ALERT – CBS: Pull Assad Interview! Give Equal Opportunity to Syrian Opposition!

Charlie Rose sat down with Syrian dictator Bashar Assad at the Presidential Palace in Damascus – only miles away from the site of Assad’s chemical attacks, which killed over 1,400 innocents. This is Assad’s first interview...

 

Letter to the Anti-War Movement from the Syrian American Community

Letter to the Anti-War Movement from the Syrian American Community

Skepticism towards President Obama’s decision to launch a limited military campaign against the Syrian regime is understandable. Ten years after the Iraq war, Syrian Americans have consistently been an integral part of the anti-war movement...

 

ACTION ALERT: National In-District Advocacy Week for Syria

ACTION ALERT: National In-District Advocacy Week for Syria

In-District Advocacy Week: Tuesday, September 3 – Monday, September 9 Dear Friend, On Monday, September 9, 2013, the U.S. Congress will vote on a limited military intervention in Syria. Congress must show the world that America is not afraid...

 

CDS Urges Congress to Support Strategic and Decisive Action Against Assad Regime Targets in Syria

CDS Urges Congress to Support Strategic and Decisive Action Against Assad Regime Targets in Syria

Washington, DC — The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) urges Members of Congress to support an authorization for the use of military force by the US against Assad regime targets in Syria. Such authorization, and actions taken pursuant...

 

Opposition Reports Chemical Attack in Damascus, CDS Calls Upon US and UN to Act

Opposition Reports Chemical Attack in Damascus, CDS Calls Upon US and UN to Act

The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) condemns in the strongest possible terms the Assad regime’s brutal coordinated chemical attacks in several of Damascus’ suburbs, including Zamalka, Ein Tarma, Douma, and Muadameyeh. According...

 

CDS Condemns Assad regime’s use of Chemical Weapons in Homs

CDS Condemns Assad regime’s use of Chemical Weapons in Homs

Washington, DC —  The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) condemns in the strongest possible terms the use of chemical weapons against opposition areas in the Khalidiya district of Homs and calls upon the international community to...

 

TPS Informational Webinar on 6/26

TPS Informational Webinar on 6/26

Join the Coalition for a Democratic Syria’s (CDS) upcoming webinar on Temporary Protected Status: TPS Informational Webinar Wednesday, June 26, 2013 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT . UFS President and immigration attorney Muna Jondy...

 

CDS welcomes the Department of Homeland Security’s extension and re-designation of TPS for Syrians Nationals in the U.S.

CDS welcomes the Department of Homeland Security’s extension and re-designation of TPS for Syrians Nationals in the U.S.

Washington, DC – Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has extended and re-designated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrians currently residing in America. This announcement comes after months of hard work by the...