Articles tagged: syria


“You need to take action”: Syrian Georgetown student urges UN to hold Assad accountable

Omar Alshogre (COL ’24) spoke at the recent UN Security Council (UNSC) Arria-formula meeting, urging the Council to support accountability and justice efforts for victims of the international crimes committed... Read more


Omar Alshogre, human rights activist and Syrian refugee, comes to Georgetown to continue his advocacy

Omar Alshogre went viral when he announced on Nov. 1 that he was admitted to Georgetown University for the spring semester.


Fear and Love in Beirut: Profile of a Syrian Street Musician

I stare at the grounds of Turkish coffee in my cup. The sunset bleeds down crumbling facades 100 miles from bleeding bodies in Syria. Beirut hums with evening fervor while... Read more


Center for Child and Human Development Holds Event on Refugee Mental Health

Experts on child development and the Syrian crisis came met in the HFSC Social Room on Oct.10 to explain the problems facing young children caught in the crisis and explore... Read more


Trojan Women Summit presents opportunity for Syrian voices to be heard

In lieu of a performance from its original cast members after they were denied visas to the U.S., Georgetown will host Voices Unheard: Syria: The Trojan Women Summit this weekend.... Read more