Not on the fence: Druse in Majdal Shams

31.03.2011                      25.Adar ll, 5771

Golan:

Not on the fence: Druse in Majdal Shams

Golan Heights residents say they would prefer to live in Syria, even under a dictatorship, rather than in a democratic Israel.

"If I was in a position in the government and I felt that my situation was not so strong, for me there’s no problem killing 1,000 people if they are breaking windows, burning fires in the street, making problems. For me there is no problem.’ Hamad Awidat doesn’t mince words, not about the recent turmoil in Syria and not about what he sees as the persecution of Golan Heights Druse at the hands of their “Israeli occupiers.”…