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

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.