I went to Syria in December 2012, invited by UK based NGO Hand in Hand for Syria. My first view of Atmeh refugee camp, close to the Turkish border, was of a vast sea of muddy white tents. Three days …
Saleyha Ahsan, Accident and Emergency Doctor
Salehya Ahsan is a practising A&E doctor at a London hospital, a former Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps and a freelance current affairs journalist and filmmaker. She recently visited Syria to work as a doctor as part of a BBC Panorama programme ‘Saving Syria’s Children’. She has also completed a LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Essex University.
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