Category: ADVOCACY

Journalists and activists risk their lives everyday by publishing photos, videos, and stories about what is unfolding in Syria and in the Middle East. Multiple former prisoners have recalled the torment and abuse they experienced while inside these prisons. Videos of torture and executions have emerged from political prisoners and rights activists alike.

A few of our members have been arrested and some even killed in Syria, as they supported freedom and dreams of creating a new culture in the Middle East. CESD has conducted research and written articles in support of the protection of activists and political prisoners in the Middle East and North Africa against dictatorships. We have organized protests in support of human rights in the MENA region, and continue to write declarations for the release of political prisoners who are being held unjustly and face extreme abuse at the hands of guards