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Leila al-Shami


Leila al-Shami is a British-Syrian writer and human rights activist who co-authored the book 'Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War'.

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime expropriates their homes.

14 August, 2020

Comment: Syria's prisons are filled with those who rose up peacefully to call for freedom, democracy and social justice, writes Leila Al-Shami.

14 June, 2017

The Syrian regime has employed violence, sectarianism and Machiavellian tactics to try and derail the revolution, defame its supporters and strengthen fringe jihadi movements, says Leila al-Shami.

30 October, 2016