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Randa Kassis

Randa Kassis (Arabic رندة قسيس) is a Franco-Syrian politician and a leading figure of opposition to the Bashar Al Assad Syrian regime. She is the President and founder of the [Movement of the Pluralistic Society].[1] She was a member of the Syrian National Council until August 2012. Randa Kassis is the former president of the Coalition of Secular and Democratic Syrians and member of the Syrian National Council.[2][3] The Coalition of Secular and Democratic Syrians, the nucleous of a secular and democratic Syrian opposition, was created by the union of a dozen Muslim and Christian, Arab and Kurd parties, who called upon minorities in Syria to support the fight against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.[4]

Kassis is also an anthropologist and journalist.[5] She has also published a book called "Crypts of The Gods", which is a book on religions, their origins, and their ways of functioning.[6] Since the beginning of the 2011–2012 Syrian uprising on March 15, 2011, she has become a leading commentator on the Syrian Conflict and the wider complexities of the Arab Spring and the future of the Middle East region.[7]

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References

  1. ^ "Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy - Speakers - Randa Kassis". Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  2. ^ John Irish (September 16, 2011) "France hails Syria council, develops contacts", Reuters.
  3. ^ "Entretien avec Randa Kassis, opposante et intellectuelle syrienne porte-parole de la Coalition des Forces Laïques et membre du Conseil National Syrien", France Soir, 11 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Les partis d'opposition laïcs syriens unissent leurs forces à Paris", Agence France-Presse, 18 September 2011.
  5. ^ C dans l'air, France 5, 16 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Speakers". Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  7. ^ [1]

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