Syrian blogger Ihsan expresses relief that the international pressure on Syria is easing up, but he is worried that the government “will get back to its previous domestic policies of neglecting and ignoring the best interests of the Syrian people. It will resume the continuous effort of bringing Syrian citizens down to misery in exchange of the interest of some individuals.” Ihsan writes: Hurray! Back to misery, people!
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26 December 2005
Majd in Hawa reflects on the state of mind of most Syrian youth. Before describing his sad encounter with a little beggar girl, he writes: “My finger joints crack as I look at the Arabic characters on my keyboard. I search for myself in the light of all circumstances. I look at the future that seems completely foggy. I reach a crossroads: I should either migrate and suffer, or stay in my country and suffer. I must choose among two types of suffering. The problem is that either way, I am heading towards the unknown.”