Events are moving fast in Syria

By Press Office
November 21, 2011

With developments relating to Syria proceeding fast, Middle East expert, churches' adviser, lawyer and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian has been on Al Jazeera (English) again, offering an up-to-date assessment of where things are - not least in relation to Turkey's role and to the stance of the Arab League.

The full clip can be seen on Ekklesia's YouTube feed here, and is reproduced with permission from, and grateful acknowledgements to, Al Jazeera:

Harry Hagopian is an international lawyer, ecumenist and EU political consultant. He acts as a Middle East and inter-faith advisor to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales and as Middle East consultant to ACEP (Christians in Politics) in Paris.

A regular Ekklesia contributor (, Harry was formerly an Executive Secretary of the Jerusalem Inter-Church Committee and Executive Director of the Middle East Council of Churches. He is now an international fellow, Sorbonne III University, Paris, consultant to the Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide (UK) and author of The Armenian Church in the Holy Land. Dr Hagopian’s own website is


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