Frmr Syrian Minister of Justice Arrest Rumor


Reports have been coming out of Damascus that former Syrian Minister of Justice, Najm Hamad al-Ahmad was arrested while boarding a plane to flee Syria.  Our people in Damascus say this is untrue.  In response, we are sending a team to his home.  If we find him there, we will interview him and get some photos.  We will see.

وزير العدل السابق نجم الأحمد ينفي عبر دمشق الآن الإشاعات التي طالته عبر بعض مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي ومواقع الصحف غير الرسمية.

Posted by ‎دمشق الآن‎ on Thursday, May 4, 2017


  1. The Justice Minister is a very competent & very honorable government official. The rumors are false — more than just “almost undoubtedly false.”

    I look forward to the upcoming VT interview with Syrian Minister of Justice Najm Hamad al-Ahmad.

    In the interim, you can listen to VT Finance Editor Mike Harris’ interview with VT Damascus Bureau Chief Nahed al-Husaini and the Justice Minister at

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