Syrian star and outspoken Assad critic Samer Al Masri receives death threats

Published May 1st, 2013 - 12:42 GMT
Samer Al Masri's life is reportedly under threat following the much-loved Syrian actor's public declaration of support for the Syrian opposition.
Samer Al Masri's life is reportedly under threat following the much-loved Syrian actor's public declaration of support for the Syrian opposition.

Samer Al Masri's life is reportedly under threat following the much-loved Syrian actor's public declaration of support for the Syrian opposition. 

According to MBC.net, a number of local media sources have reported that the outspoken regime critc has seemingly gone into hiding after receiving torture and death threats.

Some reports say that the actor is currently under the protection of opposition fighters, the Free Syrian Army.

Since the bloody conflict began two years ago, a number of Syrian celebrities have publicly sworn their allegiance to rebel forces or the regime.   


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