Yaman Al Qadri

Yaman Al Qadri was born in a Damascus suburb and moved to Saudi Arabia with her family in 1996. She returned to the Syrian capital at the age of 18 to study medicine. After her arrest and detention by the Assad regime in November 2011, she returned to Saudi Arabia to be reunited with her family, eventually moving to Canada in April 2012 where she is now studying at Concordia University, Montreal. She hopes to become a psychiatrist.