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Samar Yazbek’s ‘In the crossfire’, German version, is in this week-end’s best seller’s list in Switzerland!
18th position on a list of 20 non fiction books.

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Die Zeit, interviews Samar Yazbek

But if the majority of Sunnis are on the streets, this does not mean that it’s about religion. Among the activists who mobilize and organize demonstrations, there also are Alawites and Christians. This is not a confessional conflict.

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[4 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 118 views]

In German –

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[29 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 225 views]
Yazbek’s ‘In the crossfire’ is out in German! – Read a first review

Her diary slowly grows into a chronicle of horror – but also a record of unimaginable courage.

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[13 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 152 views]
Yazbek’s ‘Syrian revolution diaries’ beautifully announced in Germany

“I will only believe what I see with my own eyes” – Samar Yazbek with that intent, begins her diary immediately after the outbreak of the Syrian uprising in the small town of Dara’a. In the Alawite community, she will henceforth be regarded as a traitor, vilified and threatened. Nevertheless, she goes boldly on the road, traveling through the country, writes down what she sees and hears. Again and again she get news of deaths, casualties, arrest of friends. She speaks with protesters as well as with police officers, interviews dissidents released from prison.