Saving Lives in a War Zone

Badriya Sultan is a radiography technician who risked her own life to treat the victims of the Syrian conflict. She later set up her town’s first mammography machine, offering life-saving diagnoses to breast cancer patients. This is her story. Read more

‘Down With Assad!’

Every Friday, for the past few months, people in northwest Syria have gathered in large numbers to demand peace in the region and the fall of the Assad regime. Though this part of Syria is relatively conservative, women have held their own protests beside the men’s in defiance of social conventions. Read more

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Getting to Know Idlib

Idlib is one of the last areas of Syria outside of regime control. Home to around 3 million civilians it is of vital importance both to the Syrian opposition and the Assad regime, which is desperate to retake it. But the people of Idlib are determined to try and remain free of the regime. Read more