Syrian lands in Arkansas after fleeingHe keeps tabs on uprising
June 19, 2012 at 3:39 a.m.
Syrian journalist Omar al-Muqdad (right) speaks Monday with Sara Bishop (center), volunteer coordinator for refugee resettlement for St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fayetteville, and Rebecca Bryant with Catholic Charities of Arkansas at the organization’s Springdale office. Al Muqdad, who lived in Turkey for a few months after fleeing Syria, recently moved to Arkansas. -
Photo by William Moore
A Syrian activist plans to continue helping with the uprising in his home country from his new home in Fayetteville, where he moved this month.