Leila Al-Shami

Leila Al-Shami has worked with the human rights movement in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East. She was a founding member of Tahrir-ICN, a network that aimed to connect anti-authoritarian struggles across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. She is co-author of ‘Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War’, which explores the horrific and complicated reality of life in present-day Syria.