Scarred by events in their homeland, financially drained, and struggling to learn a new language, Syrian university students in Germany describe the challenges of rebuilding their lives and futures in exile.
It's impossible on any day, but especially a day like this year’s Nakba Day, to ignore the inherent bond between the Palestinian and Syrian causes.
That the Syrian regime has killed hundreds of thousands is merely a footnote for some now it’s joined the Paris Agreement.
The UN Refugee Agency seems to be talking about a pre-war Syria that had no crises, and that is now ravaged by an ultimately inexplicable war.
This text is a journey through my recollections of the three streets in Raqqa that made up my route from home to my primary and secondary schools.