A reception held by Damascus University President Rida Said in honor of professors Fares al-Khury and Fawzi al-Ghazzi in November 1925

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Sixth from left is author of Syria's first republican constitution Fawzi al-Ghazzi, who taught at the Faculty of Law, standing next to Faculty Dean Fares al-Khury, and Rida Said, the University President who was serving as Minister of Education in Syria. The ceremony was held by Professor Said on occasion of the return of Ghazzi and Khury from their release from the Arwad Prison off the ocast of Tartous. They were both arrested for their support of the Great Syrian Revolt against the French Mandate.