Exiled cousin of Syrian president discusses the future
December 21, 2015
Ribal al-Assad heads the Organization for Democracy and Freedom in Syria, an exiled opposition group in London
Ribal al-Assad supports an international conference to bring together the Syrian government and opposition groups to negotiate Syria’s future. He calls for democratic change in Syria, albeit without Islamic parties that he insists don’t subscribe to values of freedom and equality. He talks about what it’s like to be an exiled opponent of his cousin President Bashar al-Assad.