Point of Order: Interview with Syrian artist May Skaf
Friday, 30 January 2015
This week's episode is Syrian opposition figure and artist May Skaf. Skaf says many artists have been detained by the Syrian regime and are now in jail. She refused the concept that the Assad regime is a protector of minorities, saying the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is one of the results of the presence of the Assad in power.
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.