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· December, 2013

Stories about Syria from December, 2013

27 December 2013

Syrian Photographer Hamid Khatib Evades Death to Capture Life

“There is no Hamid the photographer without the revolution. Hopefully there will still be one when the revolution ends.”

26 December 2013

Merry Christmas from Syrian Artists

A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.

24 December 2013

Blood on Camera: 18-year-old Syrian Dies Covering the War for Reuters

Molhem Barakat, a freelance photographer working for Reuters, was reportedly killed while covering a fight between and Bashar Al-Assad’s forces and rebels in Aleppo’s Al-Kindi Hospital. He was 18.

20 December 2013

Jihadists Online: The Dark Side of the Internet

Syria: The Free Women of Darayya

Darayya's Free Women have engaged in numerous protests and initiatives since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, in the spring of 2011. Today, they work from exile - and prison.

12 December 2013

Video: “Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution” in Syria

"Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution" is a 15-minute documentary film about the war in Syria which starts with a bang and ends with hope

Syrian Cartoonist Akram Raslan Reportedly Killed by Regime

Uncertainty continues over the fate of Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan, winner of the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning for 2013, arrested in October 2012 by the Assad regime.

No to Syrian Chemical Weapons Dismantled in Albania

Reports surfaced that Syria's chemical weapons stash would be destroyed in Albania. The Albanian government had refused the proposal, after angered Albanians took to the streets in protest.

11 December 2013

Syria's Homs: Once a Great City, Now a Winter Wasteland

Non-Violent Activist Razan Zaitouneh and her Team Kidnapped in Syria

Four activists, among them internationally acclaimed non-violent activist Razan Zaitouneh, from Syria's Violations Documentation Center (VDC) were kidnapped by unidentified masked gunmen, sparking a call for their immediate release.

Appeal to Free Spanish Journalist and Photographer Kidnapped in Syria

Appeals continue for the release of journalist Javier Espinosa and freelance photographer Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, both Spanish, kidnapped in Syria by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq.

8 December 2013

Syria's Desolate Winter Just Got $100,347 Times Warmer

More than $100,000 was raised in the “Shave a Mustache, Keep a Syrian Child Warm” virtual campaign. Find out how you too can help Syrian children warm this winter.

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