"We want to spread this idea to the world so that they know our success as well as our struggle with hunger and the siege."
Syrian Town of Arbin Picks Up the Pieces After Deadly Airstrike During Truce
"This act is in violation of international norms and laws, a breach of the ceasefire agreement."
‘They Can’t Stop Us’ — World Mourns Execution of Palestinian-Syrian Activist Bassel Khartabil Safadi by the Assad Regime
"This is a loss for Syria. This is loss for Palestine. This is my loss." - Noura Ghazi Safadi
From Syria to Palestine: struggles against dictatorship, imperialism, and zionism (audio)
Panel at Left Forum 2017 With Ramah Kudaimi, Shireen Akram-Boshar, Jehad Abusalim and myself, hosted by Ashley Smith.
No, the Assad regime is not ‘defending his own country’
"regime tactics are designed to overwhelm pro-democracy and secular opposition groups, forcing them into defensive mode, while empowering, directly and indirectly, more conservative and authoritarian groups"
‘Children Were Dying Everywhere’: A Syrian Videographer Recounts the Al Rashideen Explosion That Killed Over 100
Abd Alkader Habak appears in a photo that was widely shared on social media in which he is running with an injured child in his arms. Here is what happened.
The Syrian revolution: context and consequences (audio)
Audio and partial text of the talk I gave at the University of Bologna in 2017.
Syrian Civil Society in Douma Navigates a Tough Crackdown
Fundamentalist backlash to a magazine article has thrown civil society in Douma and Eastern Ghouta into turmoil, as activists and journalists struggle to get back to work.
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
Two Syrian Activists Explain Their Experiences Being Imprisoned by ISIS in Al Bab
"The days passed, and I never expected to come back here, the place from where I entered humiliated...I never expected to get out of here."