Syrian state seizes opponents’ property, rights activists say

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a banner depicting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Douma, outside Damascus, Syria, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Marko Djurica/File Photo

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s government has been using a little-known anti-terrorism law to seize property from dissidents and their families as it takes back control of areas that were held by rebel groups, rights groups and some of the people affected say. With Syria’s conflict stabilized, at least for now, and President Bashar al-Assad back […]

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