'Hunted, Persecuted and Intimidated' Syrian Opposition Politician Attacked in Germany

Following an attack on a local politician of Syrian origin in Berlin, members of Germany's Green Party are accusing Syrian intelligence of perpetrating the beating. The victim, active in the local city council, is also a member of the opposition Syrian National Council. He had been threatened before.
Ferhad Ahma, a member of Germany's Green Party with Syrian roots, believes he was targeted by Damascus intelligence this week.

Ferhad Ahma, a member of Germany's Green Party with Syrian roots, believes he was targeted by Damascus intelligence this week.

Foto: Maurizio Gambarini/ dpa
dsl -- with wires