6 bloody years. I close my eyes and: – Try to count who we lost. – Try to count who is missing and might reappear one day. – Try to count how many gravestones I am to visit in the future. – Try to count the homes my family lost making them homeless. – Try […]
Dear Razan, You may have seen the headlines already. World powers agreed late last night in Munich to deliver aid to besieged areas in Syria and for a ceasefire to start within a week. Of course this would be brilliant if it turned into reality, but there are unfortunately serious reasons to be sceptical. First […]
Seriously..watching the “peace talks” (in other words “negotiation” with the murderous Assad regime) take place without the presence of the Syrian opposition is sad but expected. Why aren’t they attending? Because they asked prior to the talks for every siege to be broken on the areas starving due to regime and pro-regime militia groups and […]
My name is Dr Mohamad Maktabi. From Aleppo. A father to 5 children. This picture? Oh it is when I was first detained by the Assad regime in the airforce military branch. There was a protest at my clinic door and the Shabiha / regime militia attacked it and there were so many injuries. I […]
UK airstrikes on Syria according to 4 young Syrians Our opinion on the airstrikes in Syria, that started last week.
Great event by Syria Solidarity Movement in London called “Together for Syria” bringing voices from Scotland to Manchester to London. It covered enforced disappearance by former Syrian activist in Damascus: Muzna Al-Naib, advocacy and policy making by Yasmine Nahlawi from Rethink Rebuild Society, medical situation and aid work by SBMS by Dr […]
A productive weekend spent brainstorming and planning with other leaders on how to coordinate our local efforts for Syrian refugees, for those arriving though the UNHCR vulnerable person scheme and for those who have already arrived. Wonderful people from all over Britain and from different backgrounds and religions came together for one common cause: humanity. […]