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Syrian Poet Adonis: Progress Impossible in the Arab World without Separation of Religion and State

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In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Syrian poet Adonis talked about the need to separate religion from state, saying: "We must free religion from the clutches of political rule." "The fusion of political rule and religion prevents not only progress but knowledge and thought as well," he said in the interview, which aired on August 10, 2014.