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About SAC

Founded in 2005 in Burr Ridge Illinois, the Syrian American Council is the largest Syrian-American community organization in the United States. It serves to amplify the voice of the Syrian-American Community. SAC includes members from all segments of Syrian society, and has 19 chapters nationwide with thousands of members. It is an organization devoted to community organizing, media outreach, awareness-raising, youth empowerment, advocacy, and support for Syrians seeking to build a free and democratic Syria.

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General Information About The Revolution

Since March 2011 and inspired by uprisings across the Arab world, millions of Syrians have taken to the streets to peacefully demand the end of the Assad family’s 40-year brutal regime and a transition to democracy. The Assad regime’s response to the peaceful, pro-democracy demands has been a full-scale military operation against unarmed civilians. After the revolution was militarized and opposition groups held up arms to defend themselves, the regime started using its air force to crush the rebellion.

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Professionals for Syria Tomorrow

Opening the way for Syrian-American professionals to help meet the acute needs of the Syrian people after the fall of the Asad regime.

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LATEST NEWS
by sacadmin on Thursday, January 30th, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) has urged State Department officials to pressure Russia and the Assad regime regarding accelerated executions of political prisoners since the…

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by sacadmin on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington, DC – The Coalition for a Democratic Syria, a coalition of groups representing over 100,000 Syrian-Americans, has issued a letter to Geneva ll Conference delegates demanding they take responsibility…

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by sacadmin on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 in Press Releases

Washington, DC — The Syrian American Council (SAC), the nation’s largest Syrian-American community organization, urged Congress on Tuesday to declare dictator Bashar al-Assad a war criminal based on new evidence…

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