David speaks with Ahed Al-Hendi, a Syrian activist and blogger. In 2006, as a student of Damascus University, Al-Hendi started a student group aimed at promoting peace and change in the country. As a result, Al-Hendi was jailed and spent over a month in solitary confinement without access to any legal representation. After his release, Al-Hendi fled Syria eventually landing in the United States with refugee status.
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