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Star Witness Top Syrian Media Host Abandons Assad for the Truth

For 15 years, Ola Abbas presented the news on Syrian state television and radio. After spending months reporting President Assad's lies and distortions about the uprising, she finally became the first media broadcast host to defect. Now she sees herself as a missionary for the truth.
Von Bastian Berbner
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan