Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2017’

Drought Not the Only Environmental Problem in Syria Before 2011

Drought Not the Only Environmental Problem in Syria Before 2011

An unsustainable management of water and land resources, socio-economic inequality, and badly timed government policies created a volatile situation with widespread socio-economic vulnerability to drought. These are factors that can be controlled on a national level, and had the problems with water stress in Syria been addressed earlier we might have seen a less severe impact of the drought.

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How Hard Is It to Be a University Student in Rebel-Held Syria?

How Hard Is It to Be a University Student in Rebel-Held Syria?

Ramia did not rejoice when universities were inaugurated, because she would not put effort into obtaining a degree only to have this effort gone down the drain, with no official recognition of any of the degrees offered by public universities in Idlib.

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Bosnia’s Lessons for Syria: War Criminals Cannot Be Part of the Solution

Bosnia’s Lessons for Syria: War Criminals Cannot Be Part of the Solution

National and international NGOs – and national and international community – have totally failed in finding the solution for former Yugoslavia. One of the reasons is that after the war the international community made the devil’s pact with well-known war criminals.

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Spanish Court Case Tests the Challenges of Universal Jurisdiction on Syrians

Spanish Court Case Tests the Challenges of Universal Jurisdiction on Syrians

Guernica 37 lawyers Almudena Bernabau and Maite Parejo speak to SyriaUntold about the labyrinth of limitations on universal jurisdiction in national Spanish legislation.

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