Stories about Syria from April, 2016
'I wish the soul of the revolution was enough for me to be able to pardon them all, if only in the “court in my head”.
"His vision was of a democratic Syria that ensures the freedom of all its people. This was his charge. This was his crime."
Moustafa Jacob, a Syrian artist, used the Oscars to kick off his campaign #IamSyrian. Little did he know that this initiative would snowball to showcase international solidarity with Syrians.
The European Union is preparing to send thousands of asylum seekers back to Turkey. One of them is a man who worked with the US military in Iraq.
In less than a year, Palmyra lost many of its archaeological monuments. A project founded by jailed Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil wants to restore the ancient city with 3D models.