Prominent Syrian singer Asalah Nasri confirmed receiving
death threats from the Syrian government due to her publicized support of
demonstrations calling for the resignation of President Bashar Al Asad and his government.
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Asalah stressed that she greatly fears for the wellbeing of
her children and prays that they are not harmed in any way.
Asalah said that the threats were portrayed in a very
demeaning manner and foul language was used against her entire family including
According to the internet website MBC.net, Asalah added that
her mother is struck with fear and advised her to change her mind about her position
and denounce her support of demonstrators. Asalah insisted sticking with her
position of refusing to accept the killing of innocent people who are calling
for their democratic rights to be met regardless of the circumstances.