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DW Akademie has long conducted trainings in Syria but due to the current situation workshops are only being held outside the country. Participant Omar al-Khani talked about the dangers now confronting journalists.
Mohammed Al-Khalf had taken part in a DW Akademie workshop for citizen journalists held in April in Istanbul. He died in an air raid just a few days after returning home.
Three months prior to the Egyptian revolution DW Akademie invited Arab and German bloggers to Cairo to discuss freedom of expression and censorship.