📚 node [[bassel khartabil]]
- A person.
- go https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassel_Khartabil
- deceased palestinian open source developer.
Played a part in freeing the Syrian internet and enabling the syrian uprising around 2011-2012.
- Was detained by the Syrian government a year later and executed around 2015.
- "Jail is not walls, not the executioner and guards. It is the hidden fear in our hearts that makes us prisoners."
- In his last year in prison, he made a series of at least four paintings that he was able to smuggle out to friends: https://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/albums/72157661427611211
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