John McCain In Our Memories

By camera 360 degrees John McCain: Former United States Senator (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) Directed by: Issam Khoury Sep 23, 2018 New York, NY

Rudolph Giuliani’s message to the Syrians

Sep 23, 2018 Manhattan, NY Directed by, Issam Khoury Rudolph William Louis Giuliani is an American politician, attorney, businessman and public speaker who served as the 107th Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001. He currently is an attorney to President Donald Trump.   Photography:

The Center for Environmental and Social Development

  CESD Founded in 2003, The Center for Environmental and Social Development is one of the first non-profit organizations to work towards human rights in Syria. Journalist and researcher Issam Khoury formed CESD in Syria, with the initial focus of environmental and economic development. These programs positively impacted Syrian youth and provided a lasting effect on…

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…