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Facebook is a very important tool for us to achieve information about what happens in Syria. Filmmaking friends are bloggers, who constantly convey the hard facts about the daily atrocities – while other media give space for analyses connected to realpolitik. Unfortunately for us most of the texts and links posted on facebook appear in Arab language. But there are exceptions. I picked 3 for you


Syria: Security Forces Remove Wounded From Hospital | Human Rights Watch

‎(New York) – Syrian security forces forcibly removed 18 wounded people from al-Barr hospital in the central city of Homs on September 7, 2011, including five from the operating room, Human Rights Watch said today, based on reports from witnesses, including doctors.


Dr. Rafah Nashed, 66y, Syria’s leading Psycho-analyst and a prominent psychoanalysis promoter and teacher, a Sorbonne-educated analyst, she’s been abducted today at the Damascus Int’l Airport. Her husband’s inquiry about her was answered with denying she was there. Nashed founded the ‘Damascus School of Psychoanalysis’, teaching, publishing & defending psychoanalysis & its necessity in Syria, she’s been dedicated to helping many reach a better sense of themselves & of the atrocities around them


In this video, dated June 2011, you can see Abdullatif Alwa, from Inkhel, Syria, and his great non-violent attitude, minutes before Security Forces murdered him. Almost four months after that, Syrians are still defending pacifism… and are still being killed. If some violent reactions erupted at some point, in some place, the world has to understand… I will understand while I keep on defending pacifism.

كلنا شهداء حوران: الشهيد البطل محمد عبداللطيف العلوه

‫و الشخص الظاهر في الفيديو هو الشهيد محمد عبد اللطيف العلوه ( الزعبي )ا من مدينة إنخل و قد غناها بعد استشهاد الشهيد ضياء ماجد الشمري بتاريخ 1‬

-4-2011 حيث ظل مع…

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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