Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2016’

Role Reversal: Children Caring for Parents

Role Reversal: Children Caring for Parents

Women in their twenties act as shopkeepers, children peddle, and some young men join armed groups. These are people who have been forced to assume the responsibilities of adulthood.

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Syrian Art – Narratives of Hope, Despair and Resilience

Syrian Art – Narratives of Hope, Despair and Resilience

Syrian artists have contributed alternative, rich and nuanced, angles and raised awareness on Syria.

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A Real Estate Market Under Surveillance

A Real Estate Market Under Surveillance

The Syrian regime’s use of administrative and legislative powers to control people’s mobility and residency often goes unnoted in the media.

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On the Inevitability of Militarization in the Syrian Uprising

On the Inevitability of Militarization in the Syrian Uprising

The fierce debate and the war of certainties that persisted around the uprising between the defenders of militarization on the one hand, and those weeping over peacefulness on the other, had little meaning.

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The Long Walk to Protect Syrian Artifacts

The Long Walk to Protect Syrian Artifacts

A dialogue with Dr. Cheikhmous Ali, a research assistant specialized in Near Eastern Archeology at the University of Strasbourg, and the director of the Association for the Protection of Syrian Archeology (APSA).

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Widows Struggle to Overcome Poverty and Discrimination

Widows Struggle to Overcome Poverty and Discrimination

At a time when mothers do not have adequate access to fulfill the needs of their children, widows persevere in their fight against traditions and overbearing community surveillance, to be the new breadwinners of their families.

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