Assad & head of Syrian Military Intelligence loses appeal, family wins more than $400 Million in compensation
Syria was represented by former Attorney General Ramsey Clark in an appeal that was heard in November 2010. The families of Armstrong and Hensley sued Assad, military intelligence and its director Assaf Chawkat, accusing them of providing material support to Al Qaida and particularly its late commander Abu Mussib Al Zarqawi.
Syrian Emergency Task Force update:
Martin McMahon is currently speaking on behalf of the Syrian Emergency Task Force at the Syrian American Council’s Freedom for Syria Day today in Washington D.C. He is discussing our own lawsuit that was filed on May 11th, against leaders in the Syrian government responsible for killing and torturing the Syrian people.