Civil society

Ghatfan Ghannoum: “There is no creativity without freedom”

Ghatfan Ghannoum: “There is no creativity without freedom”

Fear of individual repercussions has dissuaded many Syrians from joining the Syrian revolution. For some however, the ongoing …

Revolution Supporters Assembly

Revolution Supporters Assembly

Homs Coordination Committee, a body of sub-committees comprising of neighborhoods and cities in the governorate of Homs, defected …

Life of Youth

Life of Youth

Civil activists based in the city of Qamishli founded the team Life of Youth at the end of …

ABRAJ: Towards a Cooperative Media Sphere in Syria

ABRAJ: Towards a Cooperative Media Sphere in Syria

Over the past three and a half years, the revolution has witnessed the formation of countless media projects. …

Mouhammed Tamimi

Mouhammed Tamimi

“The Syrian revolution has had a profound impact on me personally. It gave me a different perspective on …

Jamal Jarrah

Jamal Jarrah

Jamal Jarrah is a Syrian painter, sculptor and journalist, born in Damascus 1958. Unlike other artists, the clash …

Zawraq Magazine

Zawraq Magazine

Zawraq (Boat in English) is a children magazine based in the city of Kafranbel, that takes Syrian children …

Center of Mazaya

Center of Mazaya

The Center of Mazaya was founded by a small group of volunteers in order to empower women and …

Damascus Bureau

Damascus Bureau

In 2007, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) began its ongoing cooperation with independent Syrian journalists. …

Al-Sahra

Al-Sahra

The crude violence perpetrated by the regime has succeeded in turning the vibrant cities of Syria, into desolate …

Civil activism

Our Revolution in Colors Campaign

Our Revolution in Colors Campaign

“It was writings on the walls that sparked the Syrian revolution; and these walls have become a part …

Chess Championship in Honor of Detainee Rania Abbasi

Chess Championship in Honor of Detainee Rania Abbasi

On March 11, 2013, the Syrian Military Intelligence arrested Dr. Rania Abbasi, her husband and six children at …

Save the Rest: Campaigning Inside Assad’s Stronghold

Save the Rest: Campaigning Inside Assad’s Stronghold

“Concealed under the tranquility and silence of Damascus, is a different world called prison. A gloomy and brutal …

Sonbola Project

Sonbola Project

Based in the region of Bekaa, Lebanon, Sonbola is a lifelong learning initiative that integrates non-formal education and …

Sonbola: Painting a Brighter Future for Syrian Children

Sonbola: Painting a Brighter Future for Syrian Children

As the wave of violence that swept through Syria reaps the lives of thousands of children, it also …

Hunger Strike in Homs Central Prison

Hunger Strike in Homs Central Prison

The Syrian regime has incarcerated thousands upon thousands of protesters ever since Syrians took to the streets on …

Our Flag: An Attempt to Retrieve the Symbol of the Uprising

Our Flag: An Attempt to Retrieve the Symbol of the Uprising

National symbols are a means of uniting people under a shared banner. Thus, the vitriol surrounding the debate …

Your Rights Are Not a Privilege

Your Rights Are Not a Privilege

To spread awareness about human rights in Syria, the Fraternity Center for Democracy and Civil Society “Biratî” launched …

We Feel Your Pain Campaign

We Feel Your Pain Campaign

Since the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, the regime has tried to silence the raging voice of the …

Assad Daily Halloween

Assad Daily Halloween

Since the outbreak of the uprising, Syrians have countered the negligence of the world with novelty. From holidays …

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Walls of Saraqeb: The Vitality of Colors in War-weary Syria

Walls of Saraqeb: The Vitality of Colors in War-weary Syria

It is inconceivable to recount the story of the Syrian uprising without dedicating a lurid chapter to Saraqeb, …

Boarding: Delving Into the Inner Turmoil of Syrian Immigrants

Boarding: Delving Into the Inner Turmoil of Syrian Immigrants

In 2013, Antonio Gutteres, the UN high commissioner for refugees , described the Syrian plight as “the worst …

Save the Rest: Campaigning Inside Assad’s Stronghold

Save the Rest: Campaigning Inside Assad’s Stronghold

“Concealed under the tranquility and silence of Damascus, is a different world called prison. A gloomy and brutal …

Syrian Newspapers Attacked for Standing with Charlie Hebdo Victims

Syrian Newspapers Attacked for Standing with Charlie Hebdo Victims

At one o’clock in the afternoon of Saturday January 17th, the Mazaya Center and Radio Fresh offices in …

The Snow That Keeps on Coming

The Snow That Keeps on Coming

“This is the situation for Syrians: they either freeze to death, die under torture or starve to death. …

Sonbola: Painting a Brighter Future for Syrian Children

Sonbola: Painting a Brighter Future for Syrian Children

As the wave of violence that swept through Syria reaps the lives of thousands of children, it also …

Hunger Strike in Homs Central Prison

Hunger Strike in Homs Central Prison

The Syrian regime has incarcerated thousands upon thousands of protesters ever since Syrians took to the streets on …

Douma4: We Will Never Stop

Douma4: We Will Never Stop

Steadfastness has long been the prominent feature of the Syrian civil movement. From jubilant dances in protests to …

Our Flag: An Attempt to Retrieve the Symbol of the Uprising

Our Flag: An Attempt to Retrieve the Symbol of the Uprising

National symbols are a means of uniting people under a shared banner. Thus, the vitriol surrounding the debate …

ABRAJ: Towards a Cooperative Media Sphere in Syria

ABRAJ: Towards a Cooperative Media Sphere in Syria

Over the past three and a half years, the revolution has witnessed the formation of countless media projects. …