Khalil Maatouk

Khalil Maatouk, a lawyer and human rights defender, was born in 1959 in Talkalakh, Homs. A graduate of Damascus University, he has had a storied career defending political prisoners from regime injustices, and advocating for human rights and social justice in Syria. He has represented thousands of Syrians legally- from political opponents of the regime,Continue reading “Khalil Maatouk”

Amina Khoulani

Amina Khoulani is one of the founders of Families for Freedom @FamiliesSyria, a women-led Syrian movement calling for the release of detainees, and for justice. She is from the predominantly agricultural town of Daraya, on the outskirts of Damascus. Prior to the revolution, she worked as a history teacher in a secondary school in theContinue reading “Amina Khoulani”

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