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Losing Our Young Syrians (From My Expanding Illegal Migrants File)

July 21, 2015
When a former Syrian student of mine, Walid, announced that hed resolved to pay smugglers to get him to Europe, I thought of his classmates and so many youths I hear from, now scattered across the globe. Id known them in Damascus where Id been teaching workshops in media. I stayed until 2012 well after the conflict had begun so I witnessed these youths dilemmas at the earliest stage.

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Doni George
Director of Documentation, Iraq National Museum.
Iraqi archeologist resigns, August 2006
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Broadcaster Nidaa Hussein talks about her work at Syria Radio and her studies at the new Open University in Damascus. Produced by BN Aziz, S. Sharif, R. Nasr sound Sample 5:40

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