Syrian refugees – how to help

September 8, 2015

Syrian refugees – how to help It’s early September 2015 and nothing exceptional has happened. A young Syrian boy, 3 years old and with small shoes on his feet, has been taken away from this world. It’s nothing exceptional because these days, in what Syria has become today, children are taken...

Under the sun

August 30, 2013

Yesterday, amidst all the uncertainty about a possible coming US-led strike on Syria, I went with my sweet (the best!) colleagues Alison and Alia to speak to people who are leaving Syria for Lebanon. Each week, thousands of people make the journey across the mountain range that separates the two...

Stories from Tadmur

October 18, 2012

When does a war end? And what about those things that don’t end, that stay unresolved? In Lebanon, more than 20 years after the civil war officially ended, many people continue to live, intimately, with what is not resolved from the war. UMAM, a civil organization researching and documenting...

Along the road in the Bekaa

October 10, 2012

Karim and I were driving in the Bekaa when we saw something. On the right side of the road, next to the big, rectangular tents that house Syrian families coming to work in the fields in Lebanon: a clothesline dancing in the wind. There was something with the colorful...