Deal of the Century in the Middle East

By, Issam khoury Date: July 07, 2018   “If the all Arabs united and marched under Hafez al-Assad unarmed to Israel, they would easily outnumber and overthrow the Israelis, but what hinders them from doing so is that the Arab leaders do not want to unite under the banner of the Baath Party.” This idea…

صفقة القرن في الشرق الاوسط

بقلم: عصام خوري  منسق مركز التنمية البيئية والاجتماعية July 10,2018 لو زحف العرب بدون سلاح على اسرائيل فانهم سيرمون الاسرائليين في البحر، ولكن مايعيق هذا الامر هو عدم رغبة قادة العرب التوحد تحت راية حزب البعث بقيادة القائد المفدى حافظ الاسد. هذه الفكرة كانت تتداول دائما في حصص مادة القومية الاجتماعية في المدارس السورية اليوم…

World Refugee Day, Human Rights First

June 20, 2018 Human Rights First, Manhattan, NY, USA Directed by, Issam khoury On 4 December 2000, the United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 decided that, from 2000, 17 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. In this resolution, the General Assembly noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention…

Refuge, NYU screening and Panel Discussion

May, 03/2018, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY   By, karolina lukasiewicz Since 2011 when the civil war in Syria stared 2/3 of Syrians were displaced. This means 12 million people had to leave their homes. Majority of them – 6.3 million became displaced within Syria (they are called Internally Displaced People),…

The man of peace

The man of peace, Dylan Connor Directed by, Issam Khoury March 21,2018 Time Sq, New York, NY Ghiath Matar was arrested on 6 September 2011 by the security forces of the Syrian government. Four days later, his body was returned to his family with clear scars and sores resulting from severe torture. His funeral was…