Syrian artist urges opposition to embrace Alawite community
Friday, 16 May 2014
“Point of Order” this week meets Syrian Alawite opposition figure and artist Fouad Hamira, who talks about the situation in his war-torn country. Hamira says that he believes there is still a chance to launch talks with Alawite intellectuals inside Syria.
Point of Order is a live, weekly socio-political hard-talk show. Its guests have included figures such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy and the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani. The show, presented by Hasan Muawad, is known for its bold questions and sometimes controversial guests and discussions.