2015 News

“Russia ramps up military presence in Syria, critics fear end game” –The Current CBC Radio, 23 September 2015.Some watching Russia’s military build-up in Syria suspect it’s a way for Russia to bolster its negotiating power ahead of next week’s UN Security Council Meeting. But Rafif Jouejati sees something more dangerous at play.



“What do Syrians want?” New Internationalist, September 2015

Not many people would attempt a public survey in a war zone. But Rafif Jouejati wanted the voices of ordinary citizens to be heard.



Palmyra and the Freedom Charter” Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland, 21 May 2015

Rafif discusses current events in Palmyra and the Syrian Freedom Charter project. (Available only in the UK and Ireland)



“South Africa to Syria: Rafif Jouejati on the Freedom Charter” –DU Center for Middle East Studies , 12 May 2015 Rafif discusses the Syrian Freedom Charter, partnership with the Local Coordination Committees, challenges, and the drafting of the document.