Saleyha Ahsan

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Love and the Libyan Revolution

A Libyan bride. (Reuters/Louafi Larb)

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 8 February 2013 | 1 Comments

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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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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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Doctors on strike in Tripoli

An uneasy calm rests on Tripoli these days. A lack of effective security is having disruptive consequences. Recently local doctors took matters into their own hands by shutting down their hospital for ten days.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 28 December 2011 | 0 Comments

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Militia Presence in Tripoli Hospitals Alarms Doctors

Doctors in Tripoli are increasingly concerned about the presence of armed militiamen in hospitals, says Dr Saleyha Ahsan, freelance journalist and a British physician who volunteered to work in the Libyan capital. 

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 21 December 2011 | 0 Comments

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Taking on Libya’s gun culture

There are a lot of weapons “floating around” Libya these days, mostly in the hands of the country’s one hundred plus militias. It’s estimated, for example, that there are 20,000 anti-aircraft missiles yet to be secured.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 17 December 2011 | 0 Comments

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