The agony of losing children in war-torn Damascus province.
Celebrations continue despite the harsh conditions and uncertainty.
A flavour from home brings a much-needed moment of comfort.
A female activist has no regrets about helping government soldiers defect.
A young man is seized by government forces while on his way to an exam.
Activist recalls emergency operation which left her with a “revolutionary scar”.
Night of celebration descends into terror and destruction.
As Douma falls to government forces, an activist seeks for news of her family.
IWPR's executive director describes the respect and affection people had for Ammar Al Shahbander.
Global Voices: Middle East & North Africa
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