Omar Alshogre is a Syrian public speaker, human rights activist, and Georgetown University student. He was arrested and imprisoned for demonstrating against the Syrian regime. He fled Syria at the age of 20 after being smuggled from prison with the help of his mother. He leads the Syrian Emergency Task Force’s efforts to advocate for the liberation of detainees as the Director of Detainees Affairs. He is also a key witness to multiple national prosecution efforts against the Assad regime.