Abdulwahab Tahhan

Cultures of Resistance Awardee — Syria
Abdulwahab Tahhan is a Syrian refugee based in the United Kingdom. In 2012, he worked with director iara lee on THE SUFFERING GRASSES, a documentary about the uprising in Syria. Since moving to the UK, he has worked as a freelance journalist focusing on migration and asylum-seekers and promoting ethical practices and inclusivity.
On World Refugee Day 2020, Tahhan launched season one of his podcast, “Integrate That,” about refugees by refugees. The podcast allows refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe to tell their stories the way they see fit and to take control of their narratives. It also provides a platform for marginalized voices in the media. The podcast won two Lovie Awards for best feature episode out of Europe.
Tahhan received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) and is using the award to support his podcast, “Integrate That.”
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