The Mountain

The second and final chapter in our mini-series exploring the role of women in de-radicalization efforts.

This piece was produced in partnership with News Deeply's Women's Advancement Deeply, as a part of their on-going series about women and radical extremism. You can find more at

Unedited footage from a circus arts workshop in Jbel Sammama by the Rambourg Foundation. Owned by the Rambourg Foundation.

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Episode Credits

Special thanks for audio used from the Rambourg Foundation, to voice actors Mohamed El-Geish and Dina El Haddad, and to Madison Marks for helping tape sync. Produced by Jacqueline Sofia, Lilly Crown, Razan Alzayani, and Hebah Fisher, with editorial support by Yahya Abou-Ghazala. Sound design and mixing by Mohamed Khreizat.

Music from freemusicharchive, Audionautix, Incompetech. All Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


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