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Young German voice for Syria

When Philip von der Wippel, a 16-year-old German exchange student in the UK, met Ibrahim, a fellow high-school student originally from Syria, neither ever guessed their friendship would lead them to Nr 10 Downing Street, the iconic office of Britain’s Prime Minister. Now, the campaign they started – to raise awareness about the atrocities taking place in Syria as the country slips slides towards civil war – is going global, thanks in part to the support of Prime Minister Cameron.

Listen to the report by Anja Küppers-McKinnon in London:

Young German voice for Syria

Philipp von der Wippel

Philipp and friends in front of Nr 10 Downing Street

Philipp von der Wippel and MP David Morris

Philipp with British MP David Morris

Here is the Facebook page for Philip’s organization, Together We Can for Syria.


Tuesday 21.08.2012 | 12:15