Understanding the Syrian Crisis

Tima Kurdi, the aunt of Alan Kurdi, gave a very moving and thought provoking talk at an event sponsored by Temple Students for Justice in Palestine. Her nephew, Alan Kurdi, was the toddler we saw laying dead on a Turkish beach in the now iconic photograph that shows the human tragedy of the Syrian war in one of its most purest and visceral forms. She was part of a panel whose purpose was to deepen our understanding of the complexities of the Syrian conflict and its effects on the Syrian people.

Click here for video of the entire panel including the Q&A session.

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