Danny Abdul Dayem

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Danny Abdul Dayem is a British citizen of Syrian descent who came to prominence during the Syrian Uprising. He became a citizen-journalist who reported from Homs, Syria between 2011-2012, most notably during its siege by government forces, particularly the 2012 Bombardment of Homs. His news reports and pleas for help went viral and were picked up by major news channels including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, and al-Arabiya.[1][2][3][4] Danny reportedly caused controversy when he stated "we will take help from anyone, Israel, we don't care." He also caused controversy when a video showed that his reporting was staged to promote an anti-Syrian agenda. [5][6] He has publicly called for an "army intervention, a strike on Assad's regime and a no-fly zone".[7]

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  1. ^ "CNN Videos". CNN newsclips. 
  2. ^ telegraphtv (Feb 10, 2012). "Homs activist: 'Where is the UN? Where is America?'". YouTube. 
  3. ^ "Interview: Danny Abdul Dayem from Homs". Al-jazeera (English) via Youtube. Feb 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ "UK citizen describes being shot in Syria". BBC News. 7 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Scandal Danny the Zionist CNN Reporter from Homs 01-03-2012". Retrieved May 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Controversy surrounds CNN footage from Syrian activist". Hurriyet Daily News. March 9, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Activist: Amid Executions and Torture, Syrians OK With Risks of No-Fly Zone". News Show. 

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