Tag Archives: Arab Spring

The Uncertain Future of the Syrian Revolution

This Post was originally translated  for Global Voices The Syrian Regime is willing to remain in its current position for years, as long as it does not pay for this time with the blood of its own fighters, but rather with … Continue reading

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“Mother, Don’t cry if they couldn’t find my body”. In Memory of 4000 Syrian refugees who drowned in the Sea

This Post was originally written for Global Voices The humanitarian aid agency Support to Life is working to increase global awareness about the more than 4,000 refugees from Syria who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. As part of this effort, the … Continue reading

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Helping Refugees in Europe Get Connected to the Internet

Phone shop at Za’atari’s Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. Source: Zaa’tari Refugee Camp Facebook page. This Post was originally written for Global Voices Smartphones have become a lifeline for refugees during their long journey for the relative safety of Europe, as … Continue reading

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How the Brazilian Kaka Became Syrian: #IamSyrian, a Campaign that Makes Every Syrian Proud

This Post was originally written for Global Voices Nowadays, it’s not strange to bump into a Syrian in every corner of the globe. This doesn’t only take into account the forced refugees from Syria’s war but the generations of families of … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugees? Get Your Facts Straight Before You Share Their Stories

This Post was originally written for Global Voices Sadly, this year is shaping up to be the year of Syrian refugees. Although the countless stories of people fleeing their war-torn country are heartbreaking, we need to look at some of those stories with … Continue reading

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Yarmouk Camp Between The Hunger Hammer and The Extremism Anvil

This Post was originally written for Global Voices After almost 2 years of siege, crisis in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugees camp in Syria worsened since ISIS invasion in 1st of April 2015. Both Assad regime and ISIS are rushing to take the … Continue reading

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Six Syrian Cartoonists Who Dare to Mock Assad

This Post was originally written for Global Voices Featuring dictators considered among the greatest taboo freedom of expression and possible life-danger of cartoonists’ anywhere, anytime. Syrian cartoonist is not an exception as they suffered torture, loyalists attacks, and even death. Cartoons they … Continue reading

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Video: What happened when a truck loaded with bread entre besiged Yarmouk camp in Syria

This Post was originally written for Global Voices ”To know what it is like in Yarmouk, turn off your electricity, water, heating, eat once a day, live in the dark, live by burning wood” – Anas, Yarmouk resident. According to Unrwa, … Continue reading

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The Sex Chats That End With Syrian Hackers 2/2

7.7GB of Data Stolen According to the report, these hacking actions resulted in 7.7 GB of stolen data, including military and political information, humanitarian activities, refugees profiles, communication and media. In an Arabic post on Raseef22 blog, Mohamad Gazi writes … Continue reading

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The Sex Chats That End With Syrian Hackers 1/2

This Post was originally written for Global Voices Sex scandals have become the most important pillars of electronic warfare on the Syrian opposition where many of Syrian opposition fighters have been subjected to piracy and stolen military plans by women seduction … Continue reading

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