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Syrian conflict: the facts

Syria’s civil war has inflicted a humanitarian crisis, expansive exodus of the population and a severe death toll. New Internationalist presents the facts in this zoomable infograph.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

‘I love you, and you love 20 million people’

Yara Badr, Mazen Darwish’s wife, says she always knew she’d have to share him with the rest of Syria.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Free Mazen Darwish

We must stand in solidarity with Syria’s human rights defenders, says Salman Rushdie.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Is anybody out there?

ISIS’ savagery must not blind us to the bravery of civil-society activists, says Hania Mourtada.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

Filed in: Islam Middle East Saudi Arabia Syria

The Rojava experiment

Tony McKenna wonders at the democratic struggles in West Kurdistan, all set against a backdrop of war.

Filed in: Iraq Kurdistan Minorities Politics Syria

Syria’s shameful healthcare quagmire

Tom Templeton looks at a country’s ruined health, four years after the conflict started.

Filed in: Conflict Health Syria

A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Accused of aiding IS and still oppressing its Kurdish population… Turkey’s reputation is in tatters, argues Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Syria Turkey

PHOTO ESSAY: Temporary lives in Kobane

Giannis Papanikos documents the refugee situation at the border between Turkey and Syria.

Filed in: Refugees Syria Turkey

Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy questions

Dan Smith provides some thought-provoking answers.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Middle East Syria

The most dangerous job in the world

Lydia James talks to Syrian Civil Defense volunteers about their work, the risks and their motivation.

Filed in: Conflict Society Syria Work

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