Head of New Syrian Government’s Legal Committee Calls for Terrorism and Murder of Civilians

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Haitham al-Maleh, claimed, “Russia, along with Iran, provides Bashar al-Assad’s regime with weapons and ammunition, and supports it politically, therefore the citizens of these countries present legitimate targets. Al-Maleh also stated that his interpretation of the Geneva Convention allows citizens who collaborate with an opposing side to be targeted for death.