Author Archive: UFS

CDS Condemns “Assad” Elections as a Parody of Democracy

CDS Condemns “Assad” Elections as a Parody of Democracy

The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS), a coalition of groups representing over 100,000 Syrian-Americans, condemns and rejects Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s fake “elections” that are scheduled for today in Syria and...

 

Letter from Mirna Barq to Virginia Members of Congress & Legislature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 29, 2014 To: Members of the United States Congress and the Virginia State Legislature From: Mirna Barq, Vice President of the Syrian American Council Subj: Virginia Senator...

 

CDS Decries Destruction of Historic Synagogue in Damascus

CDS Decries Destruction of Historic Synagogue in Damascus

The Coalition for a Democratic Syria, a coalition of groups representing over 100,000 Syrian-Americans, decries and mourns the Assad regime’s destruction of Eliyahu Hanabi Synagogue on Monday. The synagogue, located in the Jobar neighborhood...

 

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...