As fighting continues, with the regime losing ground despite its military superiority, solidarity emerges on the ground.
Leila Nachawati Rego
She contributes to several online projects such as Global Voices Online and Global Voices Advocacy, where she is an advisory committee member. She h... as written for numerous publications, including El Mundo, the International Relations and Security Network and the Instituto di Affari Internazionali. She currently writes for Eldiario.es. Nachawati is also a regular public speaker. In the past year, she has spoken at the World Social Forum, the Ars Electronica festival, re:publica, and the National Conference for Media Reform, among other events.
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