Winter is here in full force and 3 million Syrian refugees are struggling to keep warm. This past week alone 6 refugees froze to death, 4 of them children. Besides harsh cold and inadequate shelter, refugees face other miseries. We talked with some of Syria’s most active artists who revealed more painful truths about the refugee crisis and how they’ve interpreted the plight of a nation with their art.
And the symbolism will blow your mind!
A year ago on August 21, 2013 over 1,300 people, many of them children, were killed in a chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime. In a year, the world has turned its gaze from the people suffering there. And it’s not just chemical weapons attacks they’re enduring…
There’s a lot of money in artefacts that are thousands of years old. But their cultural significance is invaluable. Syria is full of such treasures. But, its history is being robbed to fuel the conflict there. Sign the petition to ban the trade in antiquities!
Syria isn’t in the World Cup, but everyone’s eyes should be glued to the events unfolding there. This collection of Syrian artwork has plenty of cheeky things to say about the game we all love…
Yes, that whole crisis that was big news in 2011 and then again last Fall when Obama was considering an airstrike on the Middle Eastern country is still going on. It’s getting bad too. So you don’t have to feel intimidated or uninformed on the subject, here’s a small list of need-to-knows on what’s happening in Syria:
Syria is a confusing topic. There’s a lot of horrible things happening because of the conflict. But there’s also some really funny, interesting, weird, human things happening too. Like….
Did it change the way you feel about Facebook?
Right now, trucks filled with food and medicine are sitting on the Syrian borders. Here’s why the UN must deliver it.