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Bush Institute Unveils Freedom Collection


28th March 2012 - Quoted by Jamie Stengle, Associated Press

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a contributor to the collection, participated via video teleconference and several others who have told their stories for the collection were in the audience, including a U.S.-based Syrian dissident Ammar Abdulhamid.

Abdulhamid said following the event that part of the impact of the collection in the U.S. could be to help in "galvanizing public opinion so that policymakers right now realize that there is a constituency that wants them to do something about what's happening in Syria and elsewhere" and wants them take a leading role in pushing for change.

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