FREE-Syria event on 'What Syrians want'
Aleppo is just one of many places in Syria suffering atrocious human rights violations © Amnesty International (Khalil Hajjar)
Survey of 50,000 Syrian’s views will be showcased and discussed
On Tuesday 19 May (7-8.30pm) Amnesty International UK is hosting an event with the Syrian activist organisation FREE-Syria on the theme of “What Syrians want”.
FREE-Syria (the Foundation to Restore Equality and Education in Syria), along with more than 100 activists inside Syria and abroad, have conducted a survey of more than 50,000 Syrians to determine what Syrians want.
Overwhelmingly, FREE-Syria found that those they canvassed in Syria said they wanted “freedom, equality, and democracy for all Syrians.”
- the founder and director of FREE-Syria as well as the English spokeswoman for the Local Coordination Committees in Syria - will be outlining the findings of the FREE-Syria survey at the event and taking questions afterwards. (For more information on the project, go here
The event will be introduced and chaired by Kristyan Benedict, Amnesty International UK’s Syria Campaign manager.
Details of the event:
Rafif Jouejati, founder and director of FREE-Syria, and English spokeswoman for the Local Coordination Committees in Syria
Kristyan Benedict, Amnesty International UK’s Syria Campaign manager
The event - which will start promptly at 7.00pm, with doors open at 6.30 - will finish at approximately 8.30 and be followed by a drinks reception.
The event is free, though booking
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