Giving voice to Syria’s disappeared: Online Caabu film discussion for Ayouni, 15 July 2020
Noura Ghazi Safadi, a Syrian human rights lawyer and activist, and the film’s director Yasmin Fedda discuss Ayouni.
You can watch a trailer to the film here. Ayouni is accessible to watch worldwide, and is available in 7 languages (English, Arabic, Italian, French, German, Spanish and Russian) on www.AyouniFilm.com. Ayouni is a Hakawati & Banyak Films production.
Film contributor Noura Ghazi Safadi, Syrian human rights lawyer, activist and wife of Bassel Khartabil, is a key release partner. She recently testified to the UN Security Council about forcible disappearance and detention in Syria – particularly in light of COVID. The film is a key opportunity to understand the context of her work and her story. Noura was one of the founding members of Families for Freedom, a Syria women led advocacy movement for detainees and their relatives. She also set up Nophotozone to provide legal assistance and legal empowerment to advocate for detainees, the forcibly disappeared and their families.