Syrian Students Chat With A ‘Real’ Aussie Journalist


In Damascus last September on a journalist’s visa, I had the opportunity to interview some truly impressive women in different fields of work.

This impromtu chat in a school yard was the most spontaneous and delightful of interviews. The students were thrilled to meet a ‘real’ journalist and, as it happened, I was thrilled to show off the little bit of spoken Mandarin I know!

I had gone to Dar El-Salam School to interview ‘Teacher’ Nisreen, who is featured in a previous post on ‘Beloved Syria’: “Responsible For The Children Who Will Build The Country

Susan Dirgham

June 2020


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