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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-08-08

Syria conflict: On the frontline

Getting to the truth in Syria has proved a major challenge for foreign journalists. Barred from reporting, news organisations have often been forced to rely on so-called citizen journalism. Amateur videos uploaded to the internet provide a snapshot of the horrors unfolding in Syrian cities, but they do not tell a complete story. Laura Baines and her panel try to paint a clearer picture of what's happening on the ground in Syria.

  • Lama KHAYER, Media activist, freelance journalist;
  • Michael WEISS, Communications Director for the Henry Jackson Society, a foreign policy think tank;
  • Jonathan PARIS, London-based Middle East Analyst, Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council of the United States;
  • Chady CHLELA, France 24 Correspondent;
  • Jasper MORTIMER, France 24's Turkey correspondent;
  • Mathieu MABIN, France 24 Senior Correspondent.

    Watch the second part

    Programme prepared and produced by Diaraye Bah, Sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel 



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