Based on years of fieldwork with displaced Syrians, anthropologist Dr. Charlotte Al-Khalili finds that while the Syrian revolution may not (yet) have produced political regime change, it has nonetheless brought about profound and likely permanent social transformations.
On the tenth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, Sarah Rifky reflects on the moment alongside the writings of Hannah Arendt and Reinhart Koselleck, arguing for a rethinking of history as a radical act of remembering, imagining, and becoming.
Alex Rowell reviews Yassin al-Haj Saleh's new book, recounts the “Syrianization” of our world and concludes that we had better all start becoming Free Syrians.
Dana Dawud explores the drone as a politically charged and ambiguous concept and a weapon for media wars.
Assad’s Syria has now re-opened its doors to some foreign journalists and analysts, whether to provide a sort of narrative counter-programming or to make its case for diplomatic normalization and foreign economic investment.
An interview with Yassin al-Haj Saleh, the ‘voice of conscience’ of the Syrian revolution, translated from Flemish into English by: Jorn Decock.
It's been four years since a Syrian Air Force MiG jet bombarded Yarmouk camp, marking the beginning of a new nakba for the 150,000-200,000 Palestinians living there.
Yazan Al-Saadi writes a heart-filled narration of his experience in Yemen and a comparison between the struggles of the Syrian and Yemeni people with their fight for freedom and dignity.
As eastern Aleppo falls, pounded by regime and Russian airstrikes, and stormed by Iranian sponsored militia on the ground, one young woman risks everything to communicate to the outside world the horror of the last days in the liberated part of the city.
Fadi A. Bardawil offers a handy anti-imperialist guide to eloquently betray the Syrian revolution.
Six years ago Syrians rose up because they wanted democracy. And today they are exiled from their homes, against their will.
Jaffa of Syria writes a letter to the world on behalf of the one million Syrians currently living in besieged areas, some starving to death, and others dying of preventable diseases.