Sarosh Syed (Sri Lanka)


Sarosh Syed (Sri Lanka)

Sarosh Syed (Home for Human Rights – HHR – Sri Lanka): Sarosh is from Karachi, Pakistan. He moved to the United States in 1995 to attend Northwestern University where he received a BA in Math and Art History. After graduating from NU, Sarosh went to work for the software industry specializing in language translation and localization software. After a brief stint of traveling in Europe, he turned to the non-profit world. He worked with environmental organizations such as Conservation International, the Public Interest Research Group and social justice organizations such as the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the American Civil Liberties Union. Most of his Ngo work concerned marketing and communications. At the time of his fellowship, Sarosh was studying for a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree at Georgetown University.



09 Aug

Goodbye HHR

My time in Sri Lanka is at an end. As I slipped into the reflective

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Posted Aug 09, 2005

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27 Jul

The Great Divide

The head of the Italian Red Cross in Batticaloa hosted a pizza party last week.

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Posted Jul 27, 2005

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17 Jul

Who’s Needy Enough?

The organizations involved in HHRТs post-tsunami reconstruction project decided last week to expand the project

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Posted Jul 17, 2005

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09 Jul

Vulnerability Personified

This week, after a week spent searching for a translator and waiting for higher level

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Posted Jul 09, 2005

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23 Jun

Trees Falling in a Forest

Natural disasters like the tsunami are hard to ignore (although, the headlines about Michael JacksonТs

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Posted Jun 23, 2005

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15 Jun

My Kingdom For A Translator

IТm nearing the end of my first two week stretch in Batticaloa. The last few

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Posted Jun 15, 2005

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09 Jun

The Trials of a Paradise

I arrived in Batticaloa on Tuesday. The scenery surrounding this small town on Sri LankaТs

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Posted Jun 09, 2005

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06 Jun

The 2004 Tsunami: The World’s Worst Natural Disaster and a Killer Sales Pitch

I donТt leave for the tsunami-ravaged Batticaloa district until tomorrow, but I already have one

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Posted Jun 06, 2005

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02 Jun

Some Things Never Change

ItТs my fifth day in Colombo, and the first day that my jetlag has been

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Posted Jun 02, 2005

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28 May

Here goes…

I arrived in my hometown of Karachi, Pakistan last night Ц I leave for Colombo

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Posted May 28, 2005

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