Sit next to locals, not in their place: Dispatch for Ukraine from Syria

For Syrians, Russia’s aggressive tactics in Ukraine are hauntingly familiar. Impunity Watch speaks to Syrian activists, including Tayseer Alkarim, CIC non-resident fellowabout the opportunity to cement solidarity, and on what mistakes to mend.

“The international community needs to shift from reacting to catastrophes to preventing them. Tight sieges, deliberate attacks on public institutions such as hospitals and schools, uprooting people from their homes, and misapplying ‘humanitarian corridors’ to achieve military gains happened in Syria and are now occurring in Ukraine."

Read the interview in Impunity Watch.

 

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Aug 11, 2022
Tayseer Alkarim
Europe, Syria