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Stories of the oppressed

BY: MARIA LEICHTY, STAFF REPORTER Junior Aliah Ajamoughli collaborated with Syrian pianist and composer Malek Jandali last month to raise awareness for the people affected by the Syrian revolution. Her father, Ghaith Ajamoughli, was a Syrian medical student in Homs, Syria. He fled the country in the 1980s because he had been accused by the

For family. For country. For Syria.

WRITTEN BY MARIA LEICHTY, STAFF REPORTER March 2011. The Syrian Revolution began. The spark which helped ignite the conflict involved Syrian children. Boys in the town of Daraa, 10- to 15-years-old, graffitied  sayings they had heard in Egypt and the surrounding countries during the Arab Spring. Two and a half years later in November 2013,