Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Yassin al-Haj Saleh was born in 1961 in Raqqa in Syria. In 1980, while he was studying medicine, he was arrested for opposing the regime and spent 16 years in Syrian prisons. Since 2013 he lives in Istanbul. Alongside numerous articles written in Arabic, he has published the book: “The Impossible Revolution: Making Sense of the Syrian Tragedy”.

Articles by this author

Guilt (Issue II/2019)

Syria’s endless crisis

The Syrian regime is a dictatorship like no other. Bashar al-Assad is trying to install a ruling dynasty and is exterminating his own people in the process. Meanwhile, the global community is looking the other way.