PBS NewsHour

The conflict in Syria through the eyes of a young poet

Clip: 01/20/2014 | 3m 44s

Instead of weapons, Amal Kassir uses words to fight. An 18-year-old Syrian-American activist, Kassir grew up in Syria, but now lives in the United States, where she performs slam poetry to bring attention to the suffering in the Middle East.

Aired: 01/20/14

Rating: NR

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