17th January 2013
The Free Syrian Army fighters have been accused of theft, looting and kidnapping for ransom so an increasing number of Syrians opposed to the government of President Assad are turning instead to hard-line Islamists, in particular to the Al-Nusra Front – jihadists close to al Qaeda and named by the United States as a terrorist group. The BBC’s correspondent Paul Wood has been back to Aleppo and recorded an exclusive interview with one of the group’s leaders.
Paul Wood: “He denied there would be any sectarian violence on Syrian minorities. Christians especially have nothing to fear.”
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