Read the investigations from the provinces

Syria: “Stones Smuggling”

Daham Al Asaad – Istanbul  Two kilometers of the Turkish-Syrian border, Yusuf entered into an old house located at Reyhanlı suburbs – south of Turkey, opened carefully a brown big canvas bag and take out slowly a heavy stone inside it to avoid breaking it….

Sex for food in shelters of Damascus and its rural areas

Nour Ibrahim – Damascus Many are aware of the fact that, inside Syria’s displaced persons’ camps, women are constantly subjected to sexual extortion. More obscure is what happens to their peers at the capital’s so-called shelters and those of the surrounding rural areas. Here, the…

“Mothers before their time”

Ola Al-Hariri- Istanbul:  Inside the maternity ward of the public “Dugum” hospital in Gaziantep, Turkey, the Syrian refugee Nour Shabaan, aged 17, lies in a bed for pregnant women, getting ready to give birth to her baby. The parents are overjoyed at the coming baby,…

A witness and a voice for the Syrians

ICORN Still from the documentary film One Day in Aleppo, by Ali Al-Ibrahim. Bottom left: Ali Al-Ibrahim is a Syrian journalist, writer and documentary filmmaker. – As a journalist, the most important task of my job is to be a voice for the Syrians who…

“Temporary wife”

Ihab Zaidan-Cairo: Suddenly, the Syrian girl Reem (36 years ) found herself alone in Egyptian Aswan governorate ‘streets , without any shelter or breadwinner ,after her Egyptian husband Mohammad gave up of her and denying/disavowal of her rights as a result of their “the Arfi…

¨RESTRICTED¨

Habib Shehada-Damascus: Asharq Alawsaat – After his release from a Syrian detention center in mid-2016, secondary school teacher Saleh, 56, expected to return to the job he’d held for 22 years before being arrested. He was not allowed nor could he look for another similar job….

What backgrounds of granting nationality to tens thousands of Syrian in Turkey?

Jad Al-Amin: Istanbul  Before one year and a half, a local Turkish phone number called to the Syrian refugee, Jihad Rahal, the content of the calling was ambiguous for him, because he doesn’t know the Turkish language. At the next day the same number called him…

¨The Brown Bear¨

Ahmad Haj Hamdo :  The “Brown Bear” which killed on the Iraqi border Was it really a Syrian bear? A unified news was published lately by most of the Syrian – Iraqi media, which contains that “the Iraqi’s Security Forces has killed a stray bear at…

“Children of the issue”

Ali Ibrahim- Dirar Khatab- Mohammad Bassiki:  At Alderbasia city which affiliated to Al-Hasakah governorate, northern east of Syria, middle of November 2017 , the child Aven Sarokhan (12 years) was kidnapped in front of her school ,as her uncle Aram said  ,and he asserts that…

“Deaths Under State Custody”

University students, engineers, activists, clerics, etc. died inside Syrian jails Deaths during detention violating article 35 of the Syrian Constitution adopted in 2012, “what lies behind leaking names of deceased prisoners?”, Analysts and humanrights activists answer Damascus – Istanbul:  It was deeply shocking for Zeina,30,…