Stories about Syria from April, 2014
Wael Zain, a Syrian in London, turns to Twitter to draw attention to the plight of his five-year-old British son, who has been stranded in Syria for three years.
In a must-read post on Facebook, Syrian Hiba Diewati reflects on the situation in her country, on the third anniversary of the Syrian revolution.
With the power supply in whole swaths of the country cut off by government authorities, Syrians get used to treating electricity as both a luxury and metaphor for their struggle.
The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.
Syrian blogger/activist Marcell Shehwaro remembers her martyred mother, "who believed in love, beauty, family and the right of Syrian mothers to live a life free from fear and anxiety."