US-based Syrian Opposition Activists to Meet with Secretary Clinton - August 2, 2011

Aug 02, 2011, 09:40 ET from Dr.Radwan Ziadeh, Visiting Scholar at The Institute for Middle East Studies (IMES) at Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US-based Syrian opposition members and a diverse group of Syrian-American activists will meet with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and other officials from the State Department on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. The delegation is scheduled to discuss the ongoing assaults and violations on Syrians, specifically the recent attacks on the cities of Hama, Deir ez-Zor, and other Syrian cities.

The delegation is set to hold a post-visit press conference at the National Press Club at 12 p.m. (noon).

Members of the delegation include activists Radwan Ziadeh, Marah Bukai, Mohammad Alabdalla, and others who elected not to publish their names for fear of retaliation by the Syrian regime.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

WHERE: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

SOURCE Dr.Radwan Ziadeh, Visiting Scholar at The Institute for Middle East Studies (IMES) at Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University



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