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Qamar al-Said

Qamar al-Said

Qamar al-Said is the pseudonym of a woman from Douma who had begun writing for IWPR’s Damascus Bureau before her death on November 19. She and a cousin were killed when a rocket landed near the farmhouse she was living in.

Stories by the author

(Photo: Damascus Bureau)
Qamar al-Said
22 Dec 15
Caught in an air raid on Douma.
Qamar al-Said
22 Dec 15
"One second the children were laughing and playing, the next they were lifeless corpses."
Qamar al-Said
22 Dec 15
"I had been taught a cruel lesson that there was no longer space for anger in our lives."
Qamar al-Said
15 Dec 15
A young man's death in conflict destroys his mother's life.