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Syria talk

Syria - a personal assessment from Beirut

  • 24 May 2017
  • 1pm - 4pm
  • U005 Brockington

About this event

Bissan Fakih (Loughborough student 2007-10) works in Beirut as Deputy Campaign Director for The Syria Campaign. 

In this talk, she shares her experience as a solidarity activist from the excitement and hope at the beginning of Syria's peaceful uprising to the devastation of war and the senseless brutality it has brought with it.
She will talk about some of the 'ordinary heroes' she has been lucky to work with - the people trapped between the Syrian regime and extremists and recount their tales of everyday resistance. 
After the talk, there will be a screening of the Oscar-winning film The White Helmets, followed by a discussion.

Contact and booking details

Robert Knight
Telephone number
01509 222999
Email address
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