Syria: A nation at war

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Syria: A nation at war

Syria is described as a nation at war with itself. Over the past year demonstrations have been met by brutal crackdowns by President Bashar Al-Assad.

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Syrian wins 'writer of courage' prize

Samar Yazbek was named by British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy as international "writer of courage" with whom she will share the Pen/Pinter prize.