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We are Syrians

Adam Braver

We are Syrians

three generations, three dissidents

by Adam Braver

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Human rights workers,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Adam Braver and Abby DeVeuve ; foreword by Catherine R. Stimpson
    SeriesBroken Silence Series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.R39 W4 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 pages
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26955492M
    ISBN 10160801133X
    ISBN 109781608011339
    LC Control Number2017003562
    OCLC/WorldCa971462648


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Editor Braver (Arts and Sciences/Roger Williams Univ.; Novem A Novel,etc.), along with his student Deveuve, assembles a singular account of the cataclysmic changes that have gripped Syria We are Syrians book the last 50 years through the accounts of three dissidents We are Syrians book different generations who have challenged the state’s “culture of fear”—with awful consequences for themselves and their families.

We Are Syrians (Paperback) Three Generations. Three Dissidents (Broken Silence) By Naila Al-Atrash, Radwan Ziadeh, Sana Mustafa. University of New Orleans Press,pp. Publication Date: July 6, In We Are Syrians, Naila Al-Atrash, Radwan Ziadeh, and Sana Mustafa share their harrowing accounts about working to protect freedom of expression under an authoritarian government.

Reading Assad or we Burn the Country makes one want to reach out to the characters in the book and save them, or at least warn them. Syrians of previous generations couldn’t help but think of the Hama massacre when they saw the mostly young crowd gathering on the streets of Aleppo, Daraa, Homs, Damascus, Hama, Daraya, Lattakia or Douma.

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‘We Are Syrians’ is the story of dissenters fighting for their country Posted J When the Assad government wanted to silence them, Naila Al-Atrash, a theatre director, Radwan Ziadeh, an intellectual, and Sana Mustafa, a student organizer, refused to stop making their voices heard.

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While these are individual stories of courage and defiance, together they tell the larger story of the Syrian conflict and the conditions that brought about the. We Are All Syrians by Caroline Hurley and other books of antiquity”, after combing the country for sixteen years.

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Based on interviews with hundreds of displaced Syrians conducted over four years across the Middle East and Europe, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled is a breathtaking mosaic of first-hand testimonials from the frontlines.

Some of the testimonies are several pages long, eloquent narratives that could stand alone as short stories; others are.