Saleyha Ahsan

Medicine as a weapon of war in Syria

Healthcare professionals in Syria caring for the war-wounded are deliberately targeted, says the International Rescue Committee's in its recently publishedCommission on Syrian Refugees report.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 6 February 2013 | 0 Comments

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Syrian diaspora leads aid effort

The once-white tents stretched as far as the eye could see. Three days of pouring rain had created a wet landscape of small lakes and tiny streams. Barefoot children played in freezing muddy water. It was just before Christmas and I was in Atmeh refugee camp, North Syria, home to...

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 4 February 2013 | 0 Comments

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Medical care provision in Syria led by diaspora

It had been raining for three days solid before I arrived at Atme refugee camp, in North Syria. I was there with Rola*, a British Syrian doctor and medical co ordinator of UK registered charity, Hand in Hand for Syria,to review the camp’s medical centre.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 8 January 2013 | 0 Comments

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Saleyha Ahsan on providing medical care in Syria

It had been raining for three days solid before I arrived at Atme refugee camp, in North Syria. I was there with Rola*, a British Syrian doctor and medical co ordinator of UK registered charity, Hand in Hand for Syria,to review the camp’s medical centre.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 8 January 2013 | 0 Comments

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One Hundred Women

 

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From Our Own Correspondent

'Owen Bennett Jones introduces the pick of recent insight, wit and analysis from correspondents around the world. In this edition:Mark Savage meets the Syrians fleeing torture and terror at home; Allan Little explores the true value of a good political joke; Lyse Doucet describes how the face of Kabul has changed over...

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 1 August 2012 | 0 Comments

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From Our Own Correspondent

'Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world. Presented by Pascale Harter. In this edition:

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 21 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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From Our Own Correspondent from Libya

'A fractured peace

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 1 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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Secret evidence is the state's secret weapon

The use of secret evidence in the special immigration appeals commission (Siac) has long been controversial. Simply put, the legal teams defending Siac appellants – who are appealing a decision to deport them on the grounds of national security – have had to give countless submissions while only knowing part of the...

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 11 February 2012 | 0 Comments

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