Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2013’

Ali Fazat at the Freedom Forums with full fingers!

Ali Fazat at the Freedom Forums with full fingers!

Ali Farzat is a very well known cartoonist in Syria; he is probably one of the best well …

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Lessons from Raqqa: from demanding freedom to creative state-building

Lessons from Raqqa: from demanding freedom to creative state-building

For Syrians, demanding freedom has extended from struggling against dictatorship –  facing murder, jail, detention and destruction of …

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Bassel Khartabil’s Birthday hashtag

  Bassel Khartabil is a Syrian open source advocate and software engineer who is spending his 32nd birthday …

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The Rebel Painter of Horan: Paintings that defy checkpoints, snipers and tyranny

The Rebel Painter of Horan: Paintings that defy checkpoints, snipers and tyranny

The painter of Horan crosses several streets and neighborhoods, defying security checkpoints and snipers on the roofs of …

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Banias Massacre

The city of Banias is a city on the west side of Syria. It is one of the …

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Beyond the Dried Figs Factory: Forty Women are Proud to Work!

Beyond the Dried Figs Factory: Forty Women are Proud to Work!

Located 6 miles west of Maarat al-Numan in Idlib, Kafranbel is perhaps the most famous town in Syria …

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Finding Heto!

Finding Heto!

  Taking the “Finding Nemo” movie’s poster cover, photographer Orwa Kusturica has designed an image adapted to Heto. …

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Ahmad Othman died wearing FC Barcelona team uniform.

Ahmad Othman died wearing FC Barcelona team uniform.

  #Tweet4SyrianChild is an ongoing twitter campaign that aims to highlight stories of Syrian children who were killed …

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Syria on the cover of Time Magazine

Syria on the cover of Time Magazine

  The Time Magazine has dedicated its cover to Syria three times since 1983. The first one featured former ruler Hafez al-Assad. The …

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The Syrian Impossible: Two years of revolution

The Syrian Impossible: Two years of revolution

Following the uprisings that started in Tunis and spread to Egypt, Libya and Yemen, freedom became a possibility …

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