Bassel Al Shahade

September 19, 2012 - 12:57pm
The festival will feature documentaries and a multimedia photo essay from Sept. 20-22 at the Life Sciences Auditorium.

The Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year at the Life Sciences Auditorium. From Sept. 20-22, SUHRFF will showcase five documentaries and a multimedia photo essay film to highlight social issues and injustices around the world.

May 30, 2012 - 1:11pm
Bassel Al Shahade was working as a citizen journalist filming attacks.

Syrian Syracuse University student Bassel Al Shahade was killed by Syrian government forces Monday while filming attacks on the city of Homs.

Shahade, who calls Damascus, Syria, home, was in his native country working as a citizen journalist when he was killed by government forces.