Be Heard

Look Beyond the CVE Buzzwords; See the People

With all the talk of countering violent extremism (CVE), it can be easy to lose sight of the most important aspect of any conflict: people. To actually affect change and help at-risk youth, for example, to find an alternative path, those kids must become the...

Why Helping Syrians is Harder than it Seems

While the Syrian civil war continues to rage more than five years on, the challenges in helping those caught in conflict grow. The U.N. estimates that 13.5 million Syrians are in need of assistance - their situations vary, and some, such as refugees, are easier...

The Unsung Heroes of Syria: Voices of Resilience

There are many unsung heroes in Syria. We are lucky enough to work with some of them. Earlier this week, one of our colleagues near Damascus had his house hit by a mortar. The day after, he continued his work with us, as usual, helping...

Al Araby features SalamaTech’s launch of “Be Heard” online portal

SalamaTech’s own Basel Mattar was featured on Al Araby - an Arab news and current affairs website - to promote the launch of SalamaTech’s latest initiative, the Be Heard e-learning portal. Be Heard is an online portal that provides Syrian civilian actors with step-by-step guidance...

SalamaTech helps activists to be heard on Twitter

SalamaTech team member – and contributing writer to the prominent Syrian magazine Rising for Freedom – Basel Mattar compares Facebook and Twitter for Syrian audiences, and outlines the purpose of each platform. Mattar advises Syrian audiences on the most appropriate content to share on Twitter,...