The fifth evening in Munich’s "We’re doing it – meet your neighbours” series took place on 6 September 2016 when Syrian poet and journalist Yamen Hussein presented a few of his texts and spoke with the Munich author Fridolin Schley about life in Syria and Germany as well as writing in times of war.
Through Their Voices is a group of ten serial interviews with ten Syrian activists who are still living in the besieged city of Moaddamiyeh. The Eyewitness's Voice belongs to Ghassan Abu Ahmad, who had been an employee at the cultural centre for many years. He talks about his perspective and his reasons to continue the fight against oppression.
Music is my way of proving to the world that I’m not just a refugee.
Orwa Nyrabia on how western narratives of fear and panic are supporting terrorism and why deliberateness would help us to deal with our collective responsibility.