Ahed Al Hendi

Syrian Youth for Justice


Ahed Al Hendi is the founder of Syrian Youth for Justice and the Arabic program coordinator of CyberDissidents.org.

As a student in Syria, Al Hendi was imprisoned and tortured for political activism. He fled his homeland shortly thereafter and has lived in the United States ever since.

Featured Work

L to R: David Keyes, Faisal Al-Mutar, Ahed Al Hendi. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson

FEB 20, 2015 Podcast

Secularism and Liberalism in the Middle East: Conversation with Ahed Al Hendi (Syria) and Faisal Al-Mutar (Iraq)

How can the international community help human rights activists on the front lines? David Keyes and two dissidents discuss practical steps individuals can take.