The governor of Hama refusing to bring down Gamal Abdul Nasser's photo on the day of the coup that toppled union with Egypt - Sep 28, 1961

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Yassin al-Ferjani, a retired officer, was one of the co-creators of the United Arab Republic (UAR) who traveled to Cairo with fellow officers in January 1958, pleading Nasser for union with Syria. He was named Governor of Hama during the union and resisted in favor of Nasser until the very end. From the archives of Yassin al-Ferjani