Why Is Syria’s First Lady So Controversial?

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Once called a “rose in the desert”, Syria’s First Lady Asma al-Assad is now a symbol of her husband’s deadly regime. So, what is her story?

Learn More:

The Daily Beast: Asma-al-Assad Comes Out in Support of Syria’s Brutal Regime
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/02/08/asma-al-assad-poses-as-reformer-but-supports-syria-s-brutal-regime.html

The Economist: Assad’s Torture Dungeons
http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21712142-dissidents-are-being-exterminated-syrian-jails-assads-torture-dungeons

The Guardian: Asma al-Assad: from Syria’s ‘desert rose’ to ‘first lady of hell’
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/22/in-syria-we-believe-in-honouring-our-word-asma-al-assad-speaks-about-syrian-conflict

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Written by: Jennie Butler
Edited by: Alex Esteves
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