Category Archives: The Syrian Revolution

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انا اصل الى الثورة التي عانقتها بكل وجودي عن طريق الانسانيات كالاداب والفن والبحث. افتقاري الى التحليل السياسي العلمي اعوض عنه بثقافتي الانسانية العامة. ولهذا ساناشد واتكلم بصوت الحياة والبقاء فالموت، موت كل شيء حيٍ،  صار…

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On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Syrian Revolution dedicates this Friday to the Syrian Women of the Revolution

Copied from Facebook We all hope that the Syrian Revolution will open a new chapter in the struggle of the women in the Arab world for emancipation and freedom, ushering in the beginning of the age of women, an age … Continue reading

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Bearing witness: From France voices rise bearing witness

I came across the following videos by accident. My search was sparked by the death of a great fighter for human rights, Stephane Hessel. The video contain extracts from other videos made by citizen journalists and photographers showing glimpses of the different stages of … Continue reading

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On the role of women

The question of the role of women in the Revolution and Syria to come is at the best of times marginalized and at the worst dismissed altogether. Women have been at the heart of the Revolution in one way or … Continue reading

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The Syrian blitz revisited

Video by Alisar Iram, August 2012 The images below are chosen from recent  examples of annihilation. Posted by an activist and edited, blitz 2

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Images from Revolutionary Syria: Children and others

The graffiti says: justice, equality, freedom, love, we are all citizens, we are all Syrians, our blood is one, together, coexistence, you are my brother and our country is for all, Saraqib (a town in Syria) All the images were posted to Facebook by activists. … Continue reading

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The Revolution, myself and multitasking

I have a problem to which I seem to have no solutions. I am lost, utterly irrevocably lost. When I wake up in the morning existential choices crowd my vision and banish simple normal life away. What to be or … Continue reading

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Flash back: Homs revisited lest we forget how the Syrian regime destroyed Baba Amr, thus changing the course of the Revolution

Flash back: Homs revisited lest we forget how the Syrian regime destroyed Baba Amr, thus changing the course of the Revolution.

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Cities of Smoke

Cities of Smoke.

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Cities of Smoke

 This is the text of the poem Cities of Smoke by Alisar Iram which features in the video                                              … Continue reading

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