• 25th-26th October, 2017
  • Station F, Paris

Techfugees Global Summit Speakers

Hassan Akkad

Film Maker, Exodus

Hassan Akkad is a film maker and an activist from Damascus, Syria. Hassan fled Syria after being imprisoned twice for peacefully protesting the Assad regime and is one of the million people who arrived in Europe in 2015. Having filmed his entire Journey on a GoPro camera, his footage and story were part of the BAFTA winning BBC 2 documentary Exodus: Our Journey to Europe.