Kategorie: everyday war

The children of Deir al-Zor

Sharehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAZJPmFhnMQ “Hurrya! Hurrya!” Freedom! Freedom! is the liberating call to which these children smile, but their parents and older siblings are aware of how much pain this word brings in itself. In the town of Deir al-Zor people live inside

Thomas Rassloff – live from Aleppo, Syria

Share(deutsch) How does it feel working as a journalist in war areas like Syria, in a city like Aleppo, where you kind of count on a deadly attack the next moment? Thomas Rassloff, photographer from Germany, already went several times

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Visiting Zaatari camp in Jordan

Share(deutsch) Feras is from Damascus, Syria. A few years ago he left for Germany and lives there since then with his wife. He never lost contact nor his love for the country. Though the last time he entered Syria was

How oppression works in Syria

Share(deutsch) When the revolution started in March 2011 it was the moment people decided to stand up against a political system that is oppressing the majority of Syrian people. What does it mean to live in an oppressive state? Get

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Living in War

Share(deutsch) We know the pictures of demonstrations and most of all of fighting scenes, of injured and dead people carried in streets full of blood. But besides these horrors, what does it really mean to live in war, being confronted

With the FSA

Share(deutsch) Terrorists? Rebels? Extremists? Freedom fighters? Who are they, what do they want and what are they doing? In the media one can get very different descriptions of the Free Syrian Army, from echos of Assad’s scorn calling them terrorists

Links: Everyday Life in Warzone

Share(deutsch) We have collected here some published insights into Syrian everyday life over almost two years: http://video.repubblica.it/dossier/rivolta-siria/siria-la-distribuzione-del-cibo-ai-bambini/112780/111179 http://youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QlGV1N2EwBk http://vimeo.com/54798193 (refugees in Roman ruins) http://ninofezzacinereporter.blogspot.de/2012/12/258pm-mon-3-dec-2012-nato-to-send.html http://youtube.com/watch?v=6KbKSLV8Hxo&feature=share  (Syrian family lives underground) http://ninofezzacinereporter.blogspot.it/2012/12/siriala-guerra-dei-bambini.html http://notizie.tiscali.it/videonews/149150/Esteri/  (Syria – living in caves to escape the bombs)