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Bashar on freedoms and democracy

February 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

ABC News’s Diane Sawyer asks Bashar about a list of political prisoners.

His reply: “We are still at the very beginning, we have a long way to go.”

Watch the video here.


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  • 1 Yazan // Feb 7, 2007 at 5.27 pm


    I believe he also said, “We don’t have such political prisoners”…
    we’ve been critisizing mainstream media in the US for ever, now that one of them has decided to pet a dictator, everyone suddenly forgot everything about professionalism…

    This interview is a total mockery, if this was Oprah doing it, it’d be ok… but dont make a fool out of us, to tell us that, u cant challenge an assertion as provocative as “We don’t have such political prisoners”, but u can ask whats on his damn iPod…

    we’d be writing columns on how american journalism is such a fucking joke if this question was handed to Olmert… not that it’s not being done everyday…

    i donno, I personally felt insulted by every laughter in that interview, after i heard the “We don’t have such political prisoners”.

    he might as well have said “My father never killed anyone in Tadmur”!

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