Syria

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

"Siding with life in the face of death": photographer captures siege on Palestinians in Syria

Budour Youssef Hassan
17 December 2014

An award-winning young Palestinian photographer reflects on life in the war-torn refugee camp in Syria.

Israel world's second most lethal country for journalists in 2014, watchdog says

Syria topped Reporters Without Borders’ grim league table for 2014, followed by “Palestine.”

A cinematic ode to an absent dad and Palestinian revolutionary

Hind Shoufani discusses her new documentary Trip Along Exodus, which tells Palestine’s history through the story of her father, Dr. Elias Shoufani.

Iconic image heads UN Palestine solidarity campaign

This 1983 image of a Palestinian refugee in Syria forms the centrepiece of a new UNRWA call for solidarity with the Palestinian people.

This photograph of a Palestinian schoolgirl from the 1980s will be projected onto buildings worldwide.

Watch: Poetic short film set to Darwish's "In Damascus"

Nostalgic footage accompanied by recording of poet reciting tribute to the Arab capital.

The Month in Pictures: October 2014

6 November 2014

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Golan activists condemn “suspicious visits” by “racist” Israeli politicians

Syrians in the occupied Golan Heights have issued a public statement calling for locals to resist visits by Israeli politicians.

The legendary piano of Yarmouk

Someday the Palestinians and Syrians who survived the war will tell stories about what happened in the besieged refugee camp. This is one of them.

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