Next in Q Episode 5: Macer Gifford – The Call of the Kurds

27th February 2019

Tune in to a new episode of Quilliam’s ‘Next in Q’ podcast with your host Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube in conversation with Macer Gifford, Human rights activist & anti-ISIS campaigner. He fought in Raqqa with the MFS (Syriac Military Council) and served for 3 years in the YPG.

“All of a sudden as the years went past, I was struck by international events – what was happening in the Middle East and the rise of the Islamic State, the fall of Mosul.

Suddenly the girls (were in) cages, the Yazidis were trapped on Sinjar mountain and it came almost in a flood and hit me.

I started to remember what drove me in university, what drove me in the past and I had a real desire to go out and do something.”

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