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December 27, 2012

Syrian spokesman opens up on Twitter

Did activists influence a top Syrian official to defect?
Makdissi Twitter
Screen shot of Jihad Makdissi's Twitter account.

Private online conversations have emerged between two prominent Syrian activists and former Syrian spokesman Jihad Makdissi, who has reportedly defected to the US.

On Monday Rami Jarrah tweeted screen shots of several Twitter messages urging Makdissi to “make history in joining the [Syrian] people and calling for their demands”.