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Category: TALES AND STORIES

I am a Syrian refugee in Lebanon…and this is my story

I stand here on the side of the road which leads to the city and I give my self the luxury of choosing the taxi car I’m going to take…I stare at the faces of the drivers and the passengers Read more …

I am…Not Hungry

by Susan Ahmad Ladies and Gentlemen, I am a boy not yet 10, my name is Ahmad Abdullah and I’d like to be called ‘Aby Humaid’. I am proudly syrian, my father is from Pale Aleppo and my mother is from Read more …

This is my life, and this is my pain, I am a Kurdish syrian refugee

By Lava Khaled I forcibly left everything behind, and took the difficult roads towards Kurdistan in Iraq fleeing the regime which was after me due to my participation in the revolution, protests and organisation of youth movements. I was also Read more …

Testimony from Jail

This is a testimony written by a detainee after spending a long period inside the prisons of the Syrian Regime’s security department. In this testimony he documents some of his observations during his imprisonment.

Chemical Weapons almost turned us into figures

Information Office of Moadamieh City  I rushed to my children’s room like a madman, I was screaming to wake them up. My voice was like a warning siren that rang all over the house, for the shell that hit the Read more …

I was detained by ISIS

Syrian Photographer Milad Shihabi .. My Detention in ISIS prisons I participated in the Syrian revolution since it started in the north of Syria in Aleppo. And I worked as a photographer since the beginning of the peaceful movement to Read more …

Doctor on crutches: We’ll stay here

Kholod Hadaq He was arrested on 30/4/2011 and after he got out, he went back to his work in Al-Assad University Hospital as an Anesthetist. However, his pro-regime colleagues started annoying him, so he submitted his resignation and devoted himself Read more …

I’m still alive

Susan Ahmad I am an ambitious young man, my name is Abdullah Al-Hafi. I’ve been working as a financial manager in a company, and I had my own life and writings. The sight of blood and death used to scare Read more …

Ahmad Meslmani … A Syrian Child killed under torture

By Kholoud Hadaq The black Wednesday 23/3/2011, Ahmad Meslmani witnessed the death of his brother Shadi. Shadi was holding an olive branch in the day of the demonstrations called “Supporting Daraa”, but the security forces shot at the protesters killing Read more …

Syrian Reaches Sweden, Wins Medals

By Safwan Khateen   12/12/2015 Despite the conditions of war and displacement which have exhausted most Syrians in the country, in countries of refuge Syrian men have been able to prove themselves and achieve success.

I was born out of my dead mother

By Khlood Hadaq   21/12/2015 I do not know who I am or what my name is. I only know that I was born from a martyr’s womb, and since my first cry they have mournfully called me an “Orphan”.

Bullets and love…between Muhsen Mountain and The Tabanah

Bullets and love…between Muhsen Mountain and The Tabanah 6/12/2015 When we hear our grandparents’ stories about Tripoli, we find that the recent battles of “Tabbanah Mountain” and all its sectarianism, is only a product of a moment, a product of Read more …

Can anyone hear me?

by Malek Abo Kheer Bring back my husband.. Bring back my heart Every day she writes him posts on her Facebook page, as if he is following her news feed, in an attempt to forget that he is in the Syrian Read more …

I buried my daughter and continued to Sweden

“There was a lingering sense of fear inside her,” says the father, “She was sensing things before they happened. She was such a delicate girl. She was my heartbeat. At every barrier she was holding my hand tight, and as much as possible I tried to give her a sense of safety and reassure her that I am beside her. All I cared about was to get into Sweden and meet her brothers who went there ahead of us.”

I have become a bicycle thief in Holland

All my life, I heard people say that I can take people to the sea and bring them back thirsty… But then I went to Holland and found those who can take me and many Syrians to the sea and Read more …

The nine-year-old solo refugee

by Malek Abo Kheer Only nine years old, but he crossed the Syrian-Turkish border alone A true story

Victim of diabetes at 16

by Malek Abo Kheer Diabetes struck me… And I’m sixteen years old only The title of this article is Painful. It may be normal for a reader who is used to the scenes of the Syrian tragedy, but for me, it Read more …