BBC Radio 4 From Our Own Correspondent –
‘Going Home: the Syrian refugees choosing the war-zone over the refugee camp’
BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show –
BBC News Channel – Syria two-way
Channel 4 News – Damascus in Denial
Damascus and the second city Aleppo are islands of relative peace in a country at war with itself.
In Egypt, the capital brought the rest of the country with it, as it overthrew the regime. In Syria, the opposite is happening, writes Sakhr Al-Makhadhi for Channel 4 News.
Five months into the uprising and Aleppo feels like a world away from the army lockdown in Hama, just 90 miles to the south.
“It’s like nothing’s happening,” one resident tells me. Part of that may be due to inertia, part of it may be freeloading on the rest of the country’s revolution.
Whatever the reason, the rest of Syria is not impressed.
Index on Censorship – Where is the truth in the battle for Syria’s narrative?
This is a propaganda war, a diplomat in Damascus told the BBC’s Paul Danahar, “you can’t take anyone at face value now”.The war of words over the Syrian revolution has been brutal, and for some, fatal.