One of hundreds of thousands displaced by Russian bombing last summer in southern Syria, our author was crammed into a tent with five other women, who passed the time telling one another their dreams and desires.
اللاجئون والنازحون والمهاجرون السوريون
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.
For over 100,000 civilians expelled from Eastern Ghouta, their new homes in official shelters bear striking resemblance to the regime’s fearsome detention centers.
In the second of four articles written during the forced displacement of Eastern Ghouta’s residents, our reporter looks at the local efforts to house almost 50,000 new arrivals in the country’s already-saturated northern provinces, often relying entirely on private funds, donations, and coordination.
For Syrians, the past is long gone, while the future—a homeland free of Assad—is forbidden, writes Yassin al-Haj Saleh in this reflection on exile, time, and revolution.
The Assad regime has evicted over 75,000 civilians from just five towns and villages around Daraa. Now they’re demanding their right to return—but is anyone listening?
The surge of right-wing parties, its root causes and recent transformations, as well as its potential impact on refugees in Europe, discussed by Lama Rajeh in her third piece in Al-Jumhuriya.
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.
Macabre thoughts haunt Syrian writer Rustom Mahmoud as he finds himself in cold Paris. But if he leaves to feel alive again, what city would have him?
Malath Al-Zoubi has interviewed several Syrian asylum seekers how have crossed the sea to reach Europe, revealing socking stories that are fraught with traumas, losses, hardships and hopes.