Dragged humanity by Dana Alkassir, Syria

I will never forget that hot summer day in 2013. I was in the suburbs of Damascus, Tadamon -to be specific- a place fifteen minutes away from downtown and as close to the Free Syrian Army as the neighborhood next door. It was an unusually quiet afternoon. People in that area had gotten used to … Continue reading Dragged humanity by Dana Alkassir, Syria

Firas Allabbad from Syria today living in Zaatary Refugee Camp

The phenomenon of Syrian men leaving their wives and children once they reach Europe is disturbingly high especially because there are no laws that protect women rights or that prevent husbands from running away from their responsibilities. Because of the war, the social situation of Syrian women is destroyed and turned them into both mental … Continue reading Firas Allabbad from Syria today living in Zaatary Refugee Camp

What happened to R2P? by Lea Ledwon, Germany/ Israel

Is there such a thing as the Responsibility to Protect? And if so, who is responsible for protecting whom? Clearly, there is no consensus on this issue. For some, state sovereignty is absolutely sacred, for others the protection of civilians dying because their regime cannot protect them or is the perpetrator itself, can override this … Continue reading What happened to R2P? by Lea Ledwon, Germany/ Israel