Pledge

Syrian Arab Republic – 00:06:10
Directed by Zaina Erhaim
Produced by Institute for War and Peace Reporting, Tarmak Media

Pledge is a film in the Syria Rebellious Women series. It feature Ahed (Pledge), a bad-ass woman living on her own in AlQaeda controlled neighbor in Aleppo city northern Syria. Ahed, referred to as “the troublemaker” by her friends, is one of the pioneer activists in Aleppo city, having led peaceful demonstrations against the Islamic State and the Assad regime and was beaten and humiliated by both.