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Syrian novelist is gloomy

by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 12:16

CHRISTIANS in Syria are understandably anxious about their future in the event of regime change and Islamist domination, the Aleppo-born novelist Nihad Sirees (above) has suggested. But he is confident that in the long term the Syrian people as a whole will never tolerate the exclusion of Christians.

Mr Sirees was speaking during a visit to London this week to promote the English translation of one of his novels, The Silence and the Roar. The book features a writer ...

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