Damascus resident Karam Mansour writes a first-hand account of life in the now-empty Syrian capital, where militiamen patrol the streets, shops do business in secret, and the homeless have abruptly disappeared.
A young Damascus resident questions the value of the cultural initiatives sponsored by international NGOs in the regime-held capital.
An aspect of daily life in Damascus, including the complications of life, the frightening checkpoints set up by the regime, and its mornings that are full of informants, armed men and fear.
This piece is the first of a series of works produced by our fellows to be published on a weekly basis. The first series of articles will cover the first axis: observations, testimonies and stories from the revolution.
Memories of time past in the Assad kingdom.