Issue 485 of New Internationalist

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September 2015

Syria's good guys

Syria's good guys

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In this issue

  • The story of how Rafif Jouejati organized a survey in a warzone, and the answers she got.
  • Daniel Adamson interviews Raed Saleh of The White Helmets, who have pulled thousands of Syrians from war's rubble.
  • A tour of Syria‚Äôs creative output in the early days of the uprising and ongoing cultural resistance.
  • Nonviolent activists are holding out in Syria, despite the destruction. Do not abandon them, says Daniel Adamson.
  • 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.