Syria, 1986
Palestinian-Syrian activist

Kassem Eid 

Kassem Eid is a Palestinian Syrian rebel and human rights activist. He joined the Syrian Revolution in 2011 and witnessed and survived a sarin gas attack by the Syrian regime in 2013, after which he fled to the US where he testified at the UN Security Council and briefed the White House, Congress and the State Department on the situation in Syria. Kassem is the author of My Country: A Syrian Memoir (2018).

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 81

De strijd tussen goed en kwaad

Speaker at



Nexus Conference 2018

The Battle Between Good and Evil

15 December 2018 9.30 – 16.00 National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam