POV: Return to Homs

POV: Return to Homs

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:00pm

Protagonist Basset Al-Sarout rests in a bombed out apartment building in shattered Homs.

Credit: Courtesy of Talal Derki

Witness the transformation of 19-year-old Basset Saroot from star goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team to peaceful advocate for reforms to armed insurgent. Get an inside look at the brutal war Assad’s regime has waged, a conflict that many accuse the world of overlooking. POV: Return to Homs airs Monday, July 20, 2015 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV.