Secularity (Syria)

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  • Syria: Secularity, a potential prospect

    , by SHABO / SHA’BO Rateb

    Is secularism opposed to religion, or religion opposed to secularism? What is the position of authoritarian regimes towards secularism? And are Syria’s minorities truly secular? In this latest article in our series on secularism, writer Rateb Sha’bo explores some of these questions.
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  • Syria and Assad’s secular sectarianism

    , by DIBO Mohammad

    The manipulation of sectarianism was one of the methods used by the Syrian regime to preserve its control over the decades. The interdiction against sectarian discourses, under the guise of nationalism and secularism, was but a cover for the authoritarian and sectarian practices of its security (...)