Stories about Syria from March, 2016
Lebanon was a relatively welcoming place to Syrian refugees when the war started five years ago. Not so much anymore. Three Syrian women tell their stories.
Five months ago, Syrian web developer Bassel Khartabil disappeared from a Damascus prison, where he had spent four years since his 2012 arrest. Join supporters and ask: #WhereisBassel?
More than a quarter of a million Syrians have been killed since the start of anti-regime protests five years ago. Despite the killing spree, protesters are back on the streets.
Mohammed Salman, who is from Syria, is helping start up a program for refugees at the Free University of Brussels.
"With every story I remembered," writes Syrian activist Marcell Shehwaro, "the certainty that I was a person who neither kills nor wants to kill was gradually shrinking."