Latest posts by Rami Alhames
6 October 2015
Photographs of struggling Syrian refugees escaping death are plastered all over the Internet. Here's our pick of some photographs which are not what they seem. Rami Alhames explains.
2 September 2015
The #BuyPens campaign is a collaborative effort to help a Syrian refugee father, recently photographed selling a handful of pens in Beirut, Lebanon.
7 April 2015
After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.
2 April 2015
True art doesn't need a caption nor an explanation. Check out those six selected cartoons by brave Syrian cartoonists who dare mock Assad.
18 February 2015
Cyber sex is changing the war grounds in Syria as a Fireeye report reveals. Hackers have stolen 7.7 GB of opposition data via malware installed during chats on Skype.
24 September 2014
#withSyria campaign wants the world leaders to hear and act through 100K signatures to effectively stop the indiscriminate attacks of Syrians civilians. Help us by spreading the word.
28 August 2014
A barrel bomb destroyed little Ghina's home and killed her mother. She survived, despite being buried in rubble herself.
4 August 2014
The Syrian government has ignored a U.N. Security Council resolution to stop using DIY "barrel bombs," which have been dropped indiscriminately on civilian areas.
21 May 2014
10 March 2014
"Syrian Students for a better future" is a blog by Syrian scholarship students, who share their homesickness, hopes, doubts, worries, optimism and wishes for a better Syria.
A sumptuous party held in Damascus in November 2013 was a shock for many Syrians to have an expensive party while the daily killing machine was in full gear.
4 March 2014
5 February 2014
Shakespeare once said, "If music be the food of love, play on." But what if this "food" risks the player's life? Meet the young musicians of Jafraa orchestra in Homs.
12 December 2013
"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
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.
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.
19 November 2013
Rami Al Hames selects five stories through photographs to illustrate the hard and real life that Syrians refugees are facing away from their homes.