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archives archives 2018 Syria and the Left

Wretched of the Earth: solidarity letters between Syria and Gaza

“From Gaza’s border on the Friday of Breaking the Siege, greetings to the rebellious throats in Idlib who went out and shouted”

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archives archives 2018 Syria and the Left

“But what about Yemen?”

“It’s rather despicable to use some corpses to bury others. And quite daring to oppose the martyrdom of Yemeni children to the plight of Syria’s.”

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archives archives 2018

How one book lover from besieged Daraya found solace in writers from Sarajevo and Palestine

“Reading about Sarajevo is to feel less alone. It’s to tell oneself that others before us went through the same challenges. In another country. Another context.”

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archives 2018 history

Phoenician or Arab, Lebanese or Syrian: Who were the early immigrants to America?

“As these immigrants traveled across the Mediterranean and Atlantic to “Amirka” they were required to have an ethnic/national identity if they were to gain entry to the place that they hoped would make them a handsome sum of money and afford them new opportunities.”

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archives archives 2018

Why Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear going back to an Assad-controlled Syria

Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear reprisals by the Assad regime in the form of homelessness, forced conscription, torture, or worse.