Raed Fares: Syria radio host shot dead in Idlib

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A outstanding Syrian radio journalist has been shot lifeless via gunmen within the insurrection-held Syrian province of Idlib.

Raed Fares, a smartly-known Syrian activist, was killed in the north-western town of Kafranbel.

Mr Fares founded Radio Contemporary, an impartial radio station broadcasting from within opposition-held spaces in the us of a.

He and his radio station have been focused via jihadist teams in the prior.

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4 years in the past, while the Islamic State (IS) staff had a presence in Idlib province, the station’s place of work was raided through militants. In 2016, Mr Fares was detained by the Nusra Entrance, the previous al-Qaeda associate in Syria.

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Twitter post by @DRovera: Don't want to believe @RaedFares4 has been killed. One of the few peaceful pro-democracy activists from the early days of the uprising who was still in #Syria .Tireless, uncompromisingly principled, good humored, big-hearted and much more. A huge loss. #KafraNbel . RIP my friend Symbol Copyright @DRovera @DRovera


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