Syrian civil war

A Federal Syria: Kurdish Initiatives

On 17 March, 2016, the “federal democratic system of Rojava” (a Kurdish term for northern Syria) was proclaimed officially. Some 150 representatives of Kurdish, Arab, and Assyrian (largely Christian) groups met in the city of Rmelan in north-east Syria and…

UK Politics: Corbyn as leader would stop Cameron’s war plans

If for no other reason than this, registered UK Labour Party members and supporters eligible to vote in the party’s leadership election must vote for Jeremy Corbyn if they don’t want to see more use of British armed forces in…

Syrian Refugee Women Tell Stories about Sexual Exploitation in Lebanon

01 August 2014 – The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn’t know how she’ll pay the rent. She’s gotten by over…