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Shiler Sido


Shiler Sido is a human rights activist based in Shahba, northwestern Syria. A graduate of Syria’s Aleppo University, she has extensive experience working as a teacher and as a translator. She also previously worked with the Kurdish Red Crescent and the Human Rights Organization – Afrin, where she provided support for at-risk IDPs and prepared high-quality documentation of human rights abuses carried out against civilians during the invasion and occupation of her hometown of Afrin. She is currently working with women-led news agency JINHA, and is coordinating training sessions for teachers, doctors, and parents’ groups for psychological support projects in collaboration with Columbia University.