Earlier this month, I traveled with seven other westerners to Syria where we joined with thirty plus activists, journalists and politicians from Asia, Africa and South America to observe the Syria Presidential election. Bashar. Assad won 88% of the vote. Though some people in opposition areas boycotted the election, and others could not
Despite the media’s best efforts to ignore the fact, there is no doubt that the majority of Syrians want Assad to continue to govern.
By Judy Bello