Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2016’

Carrying on with what remains, losing limbs in Syria

Carrying on with what remains, losing limbs in Syria

(Eastern Ghutah, Rif Dimashq) 30-year-old Huda lost her little foot due to a tumor. She has always rejected …

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Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Besieged al-Waʿer

Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Besieged al-Waʿer

(Al-Waʿer, Homs) Five months after the siege on al-Waʿer neighborhood in Homs was broken, as a result of …

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Between the Babur and Cluster Rockets

Between the Babur and Cluster Rockets

(Duma, Rif Dimashq) At the age of ten, Abu Zuhair learned how to fix and make baburs, small …

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In Syria’s rebel areas, journalists complain of new censorship

In Syria’s rebel areas, journalists complain of new censorship

By Maher Saman and Ayman Mohammad, Syrian Independent Media Group ISTANBUL, Turkey — Journalists in Syria’s opposition or …

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Violence, loyalty keep people of Aleppo, Syria in ‘worst place in the world’

Violence, loyalty keep people of Aleppo, Syria in ‘worst place in the world’

By Ahmad Haj Hamdo and Tamer Osman, Syrian Independent Media Group ALEPPO, Syria — The human rights group …

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Fihmak Kfayeh (If You Know What I Mean) Pt. I

Fihmak Kfayeh (If You Know What I Mean) Pt. I

Language is a flexible and witty tool of expression. Playing on it is an age-old tradition in Arabic …

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Besieged Madaya Calls For The End of Siege on Darayya

Besieged Madaya Calls For The End of Siege on Darayya

(Madaya, Rif Dimashq, Syria) Madaya is no stranger to besiegement. Since July 2015, the city, which is located …

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Sweida Students: “You’ve Shattered Us!”

Sweida Students: “You’ve Shattered Us!”

An anti-conscription student movement has risen to prominence in the southern city of Sweida. The Asad regime continues …

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The Alawites and their “Statement”: Fact or Fiction?

The Alawites and their “Statement”: Fact or Fiction?

Controversy was stirred on April 3, when the BBC published an article entitled “Syrian Alawites distance themselves from …

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