Going back to my hometown, Edlib city

Going back to my hometown, Edlib city

It has almost been 4 years since I was there, I absolutely remember August 2011, demonstrating at the sunset with my mother and female friends while wearing a red Niqab not to be recognised by the thugs. Because of my load voice and excitement I found my self becoming the women’s demonstration cheerleader, chanted for freedom, martyrs, then thought about ...

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‫#‏ارفع_علم_ثورتك Raise The Flag of Your Revolution

‫#‏ارفع_علم_ثورتك Raise The Flag of Your Revolution

Snap shots of the Syrian flag -mainly with my Iphone- from different parts of northern Syria in the last 3 .years لقطات متنوعة لعلم الثورة صورّتها بموبايلي بشكل رئيسي في الشمال السوري عندما كان مُحرراً من دير الزور إلى الرقة وادلب وحلب.

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لكن٫ أيّ بيت؟

لكن٫ أيّ بيت؟

مئتان وخمسون خطوة٫ أولها طريق مكشوف لقنّاص يقظ٫ يرصد بهمّة عالية٫ ليعود سعيداً مع قصّة حماسية عن إنجازه البطولي يرويها لعائلته على طاولة الغداء. قتلي هو الخطوة الأولى على الطريق. وفي الأخيرة بناء أبيض متسّخ يقف خجِلاً على كتف حارة ضيقة. على يمين الباب الحديدي الأسود المشرّع على مصراعيه دائماً٫ أثر رصاصة أخطأت خالي عند اقتحام الجيش لحارتنا وعلى يساره ...

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Women Stories In One Blog

Women Stories In One Blog

“It’s a whole different planet” this is the dominant idea that occupied my head when I first entered the world of north of Syria suburb’s women. Although I am originally from Edlib province, and I personally faced some of the suppression actions applied on its women myself, but haven’t known this much, and didn’t face the new layers of restrictions ...

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Syrians have been oppressed by a dictator & jihadists, bombed by the west, & you call us terrorists?

Syrians have been oppressed by a dictator & jihadists, bombed by the west, & you call us terrorists?

At first we didn’t recognise our friend. He had lost more than 10kg and had trouble standing up. His face was the colour of a ripe lemon, his clothes as filthy as if he had just climbed out of a tomb. Could that really be Mohammad? A week ago the 30-year-old pharmacist had been abducted in an Aleppo suburb by ...

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