Syrian-American Journalist & Her Mother, Syrian Opposition Activist, Assassinated in Turkey

HeadlineSep 25, 2017
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In Turkey, Syrian-American journalist Halla Barakat and her mother, Syrian opposition activist Orouba Barakat, have been assassinated in Istanbul. Their bodies were found in their apartment on Thursday night. Halla worked with the opposition outlet Orient TV. Her mother, Orouba, was a member of the political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition. Their family members believe the Syrian regime is behind the assassinations.

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