AFP article uses Iraqi Refugee in anti-Syrian propaganda


Charity that helped academics flee Nazis aids Syrians, Iraqis

Nadia Faydh, 37, holds a PhD in English and American poetry from the University of Baghdad and was teaching at Al-Mustansiriya University in the Iraqi capital when she encountered intimidation by Shiite militias.

From Damascus to Glasgow: Syrian academics’ escape to freedom

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The couple, who do not use their real names for fear of retribution against family and friends at home, speak emotionally of their time lecturing in Damascus. They worked there between March 2011 and the end of 2012 and Muhammad taught English to medics, pharmacists and engineers. “As academics, we were targeted by both the regime and the extremists,” Muhammad told AFP in a phone interview from Glasgow.

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