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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

27 May 15
A mother describes the guilt of leaving the country to seek refuge abroad.
27 May 15
A mother longs to see her only son again.
27 May 15
A prisoner finds some small comfort in rituals and fortune-telling.
A dilapidated classroom in Aleppo’s Amro bin As School. (Photo: Mahmud Abu Sheikh)
26 May 15
A girl’s story of trying to get through secondary school and pass government-run exams.
26 May 15
A mother longs to answer her children’s questions and give them a home once again.
26 May 15
The agony of losing children in war-torn Damascus province.
26 May 15
Celebrations continue despite the harsh conditions and uncertainty.
An elderly woman chases after a fire engine to get water as the Amiriya neighbourhood of Aleppo is cut off. (Photo: Damascus Bureau)
22 May 15
A flavour from home brings a much-needed moment of comfort.
Umm Mohammad is honoured at the Mazaya centre during International Women’s Day. (Photo: Ghalia al-Rahhal)
22 May 15
A female activist has no regrets about helping government soldiers defect.
22 May 15
A young man is seized by government forces while on his way to an exam.

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