The Guilfordian

Syrian-American doctor stuck between heart and home

Robert Pacheco and Robert Pacheco

October 4, 2013

“I lost two cousins in one weekend due to violence from al-Assad’s forces,” said Dr. Muhammad Arida to the Guilfordian. “The people that are dying in Syria are being killed at genocidal levels.” It has been over two years since protests in Syria were violently suppressed by Bashir Al-Assad’s...