The evolving situation in Syria

By Harry Hagopian
January 29, 2012

My latest 12-minute interview has been with BBC Wiltshire Radio on the evolving situation in Syria. Bishop Declan Lang is Bishop of the Clifton Catholic Diocese and I am his Middle East and North Africa advisor.

You can listen to the interview by logging on and then taking the meter to the timing 1:10 till 1:22.

My thanks to ever-helpful producer Heather Skull and presenter Lee Stone. I apologise for the crackly sounds as the interview was not conducted in studio or via an ISDN line. You can soon have access to most of my interviews on iCloud - but of course they are also regularly reproduced here on Ekklesia.

My recent (longer) CBCEW interview and conversation, 'New Year, New Directions in the Middle East?' cn be heard via:


© Harry Hagopian is an international lawyer, ecumenist and EU political consultant. He also 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. He is an Ekklesia associate and regular contributor ( 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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