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Syrian dissident stages hunger strike in Turkey

Syrian dissident stages hunger strike in Turkey

A Syrian political dissident has been on a hunger strike in Istanbul, Turkey for 11 days after Canada failed to follow through on his application for asylum for himself and his family, who he has not seen in years. Ammar al-Sheikh Haidar, the brother of Ali Haidar, Syria’s former minister...

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Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent

Syrian security officers hung Muhannad Ghabbash from his wrists for hours, beat him bloody, shocked him with electricity and stuck a gun in his mouth. Mr. Ghabbash, a law student from Aleppo, repeatedly confessed his actual offense: organizing peaceful antigovernment protests. But the...

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Living in the ruins of Aleppo's old frontline

Living in the ruins of Aleppo's old frontline

When Hassan Ahmed al-Aoul looks from his balcony in the historic Syrian city of Aleppo, little meets his gaze but ruins - great mounds of rubble where his neighbors’ houses used to stand near an old frontline. He fled the area at the start of the fighting in 2012 and returned years later...

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After surviving ISIS and a civil war, these Syrian women built a female-only village

After surviving ISIS and a civil war, these Syrian women built a female-only village

Fatma Emin's life changed forever when her husband died in the Syrian war, killed by ISIS in a land mine attack. It triggered a series of events that would bring her to Jinwar, a village built and inhabited by women -- a refuge for Syrian women and their children fleeing a rigid family...

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