Omar Aziz

The Experience of Local Councils in the Syrian Revolution

"We are not less that the workers of the Paris Commune... They lasted 70 days and we are still here since a year and a half." This is how the organic intellectual Omar Aziz described the revolution in Syria. On 17 February 2013, Aziz was martyred in Adra Central Prison.

The life and work of anarchist Omar Aziz, and his impact on self-organization in the Syrian revolution - Leila Al Shami

Omar Aziz

Article about the impact of the ideas of Syrian anarchist Omar Aziz in encouraging community self-organisation in the Syrian uprising, prior to the start of the civil war. Tragically he died in prison in 2013, aged 63.