Poet Mutaz Alnaas: “You don’t belong here”

Macalester College student Mutaz Alnaas performs his poem “You don’t belong here.” He wrote it in response to the death of Alan Kurdi, a Syrian toddler who drowned off the coast of Turkey. Mutaz was one of several performers and speakers at the free public event “Refugee Crisis: What can we do?” on Oct. 29 at Macalester college.

Editors note: Angilee Shah created this video as part of The UpTake’s Conflict Sensitive Journalism Fellowship and is reposted from PRI by permission.

Angilee Shah

Angilee is one of The UpTake’s Fall 2015 Conflict Sensitive Video Journalism Fellows. The fellowship is dedicated to enhancing local journalists’ ability to report on the political, social, economic, and cultural conflict that impacts the civic well being of their communities through the unique power of video journalism.

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