Wednesday, Mar 22
116th and Broadway
Hamilton Hall, Room 717
Join our friends in Students Organize for Syria for a discussion between Wael Elasady, Loubna Mrie, and Nidal Bitari as they speak about the intersectionality between the struggle of the Syrian people and that of the Palestinian people and the importance of solidarity in self-determination movements in the Arab world.
is a Palestinian-Syrian born in Damascus and a member of the International Socialist Organization. He is also a co-founder of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights at Portland State University. He has written for the Al-Manshour newspaper in Beirut Lebanon and is a frequent contributer to SocialistWorker.org.
is a Syrian activist who participated in the initial stages of the revolution. She later became a photojournalist with Reuters based in Aleppo, where she covered the ongoing conflict in the Idlib, Aleppo, Latakia, and Hama governorates. Originally from the Syrian coastal city of Jableh, she is currently based in New York City where she is completing an MA at NYU.
Her work has been published in the Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New Republic, and other publications.
is a Syrian-Palestinian journalist born and raised in Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus. He is co-founder of the Palestinian League for Human Rights in Syria. Nidal is currently based in DC where he works as a senior programs manager at the People Demand Change and also writes for Arab and American publications and journals.