Roots of Fuel Crisis in Syria: Corruption, Displacement and Regime’s Fictitious Reconstruction

“Frozen” traffic in Damascus city centre due to the fuel crisis

by Abdul Razzaq al-Hawassali

The ongoing fuel crisis is not the first in the Assad regime’s era. In 2008, the country had experienced an equally severe situation despite abundance of oil at the time. The government triggered the shortage by removing subsidies on gasoline and diesel fuel. As a result, the…

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The Syrian Association for Citizens’ Dignity SACD is a national grassroots civil rights-based popular movement, founded and led by displaced Syrians.

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Syrian Association for Citizens’ Dignity

The Syrian Association for Citizens’ Dignity SACD is a national grassroots civil rights-based popular movement, founded and led by displaced Syrians.