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Syria Crisis: Burning Country book launch
Wed 20 January 2016, 18:30 – 21:30 GMT
Robin Yassin-Kassab in conversation with Kristyan Benedict
Doors open at 6:30pm.
The event will start at 7:00pm.
There will be a reception from 8:30pm.
Journalist and author Robin Yassin-Kassab will be in conversation with Kristyan Benedict, Campaign Manager at Amnesty International UK to mark the release of Robin's new book Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, which explores the horrific and complicated reality of life in present-day Syria.
Robin is a regular media commentator on Syria and the Middle East , writing for the Guardian, al-Jazeera, the Daily Beast and the National amongst others and has appeared on Channel 4 News, Newsnight, BBC World Service and al-Jazeera . He is the author of the novel The Road From Damascus (Hamish Hamilton, 2008) and contributor to Syria Speaks (Saqi, 2014).
Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War will be available to buy on the night