The so-called „Arab Spring” uprisings were arguably the most significant events of the last 12 months. Protests are still raging across the region, even after regimes were toppled. Many observers say that these protests brought no improvement to the region but economic and political instability. However the worst thing they brought seems to be the „Sharia law” as the last elections in Egypt and Tunisia showed, and as the events in Libya went.
When we talk about the „Sharia Law” and the „Arab Spring”, the so-called „Syrian Revolution” is no exception. While the Syrian government itself is known to be secular, Syria lacks an effective secular opposition that can bring some positive changes and developments to the political life in the country.
There are secular opponents or individuals, but there is no effective secular groups or parties within the opposition. Those secular individuals unfortunately seem either singing outside the flock…
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