Mahmoud Ahmad Marei

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Mahmoud Ahmad Marei
محمود أحمد مرعي
President of the Arab Organization for Human Rights
Preceded byPosition established
Personal details
Born1957 (age 66–67)
Talfita, Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria
Alma materDamascus University

Mahmoud Ahmad Marei (Arabic: محمود أحمد مرعي; born 1957) is a Syrian politician,[1] lawyer, current leader of the Arab Organization for Human Rights,[2] and former secretary-general of the National Democratic Front, a small opposition party.[3]

About[change | change source]

He was born in Talfita, Rif Dimashq, Syria. He studied law at Damascus University and graduated in 1993.[4]

He is the former president of the Youth Office at the National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change. In 2017 he spoke at the Geneva peace talks about Syria.[5]

He was a candidate in the 2021 Syrian presidential election[6] but his political party said that they had made him leave in 2013.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "C.V of Mahmoud mere in Arabic".
  2. "Syria elections: Polls open as Western countries slam 'illegitimate' vote - 26.05.2021". DW.COM. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  3. Chehayeb, Kareem (2021-05-26). "Syrians vote in election set to extend al-Assad's grip on power - Bashar al-Assad News". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  4. "محمود مرعي.. مرشح "مفاجئ" لرئاسة سوريا". 26 May 2021.
  5. McKernan, Bethan (2021-05-23). "Civil war, ruin, raging poverty... but Assad is guaranteed to win Syria's fake election". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  6. Neilan, Catherine (2021-05-26). "Arab states accept sham Syria elections as Assad returns to fold". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  7. "يؤكد حزب الاتحاد على موقفه الثابت بعدم المشاركة بأي من العمليات الانتخابية والاستفتاءات في ظل نظام الأسد". Democratic Arab Socialist Union. 2021-05-09. Archived from the original on 2021-05-26. Retrieved 2021-05-26.