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Losing a Hero


Abdel Basset al-Sarout
1990- 2019

Syria Mourns 

Throughout the Syrian people's revolution, Sarout was there calling for freedom and dignity from day one. His martyrdom will inspire countless others to continue their fight for a free and democratic Syria. 

Click to watch the trailer for the 2015 documentary, Return to Homs, which follows Sarout as he struggles to save his beloved country.

"Syria war: Abdel Basset al-Sarout dies after Hama clashes"

BBC News
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Abdel Basset al-Sarout (below) was described as a "martyr" by a Syrian rebel commander.
Photo: AFP/ Getty Images

"Syrian Soccer Star, Symbol of Revolt, Dies After Battle"

New York Times

by the Associated Press
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A mural showing the Syrian rebel Abdul Baset al-Sarout on Saturday in Binnish, Syria, near Idlib.
Photo: Omar Haj Kadour/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images


 

"Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict"

The Guardian
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Abdelbaset al-Sarout (below) sings at a rally to commemorate the start of the Syrian revolution in March.
Photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images

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