http://nsnbc.me/2013/06/01/yara-abbas-in-her-own-words/

The Non-Useful Atrocities – Eva Bartlett

“Who outside of Syria knows the names Yara Abbas, Maya Naser, Mohamed al-Saeed…? The corporate media has inundated us with news of the two American journalists allegedly beheaded, the first of whose execution video has been deemedfaked. But what of the non-Western journalists and civilians beheaded and murdered by ISIS, al-Nusra, and associated terrorists in…

kobane children refugee

Flight from Kobani ~ by a resident of Latakia, Syria

“Here is my KOBANI story: Jehan is a widow who has lived in Ayn Al Arab for 15 years. The western mainstream press insists on using the Kurdish name for the place, Kobani. They want to establish that the area is Kurdish, not Syrian.Regardless of ethnicity, the country it is located in the Syrian Arab…

Child of Hope

Palestine ~ Internally Displaced People

“Palestine IDP Figures Analysis IDMC estimates that there are at least 263,000 IDPs in Occupied Palestine (West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem) as of 03 October 2014 This figure includes Palestinians who were displaced within the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem since the start of Israel’s occupation in 1967. The figure…