Carmen Kareem
Syrians will not feel reassured because of the new law criminalizing torture. The memory is still full of fear and screams. The new law will simply mean more brutality …
Carmen Kareem
A lot is wrong with Syrian higher education, yet allowing pajamas to be worn, or not, will not improve things. Syrian education is tainted by a lack of staff, corruption and even sexual harassment. The international sanctions do not help either.
Carmen Kareem
Politics and patriarchy are strongly linked, especially in the Arab world. In Syria, the cruelty of the patriarchal system has increased as the Assad regime’s brutality worsened. Naturally, the weakest in society bear the brunt, as the recent abuse of Rahaf at the hands of her father illustrates.
Carmen Kareem
Is seeing reality from more than one angle an act of betrayal? Have our dreams of revolution and freedom blinded us and made us turn each other into the “new assad”? Perhaps one day “gray” will be the only color, the one color that looks tenderly at both the defeated rebel and the soldier who was thrown into the front line at age 18.
Carmen Kareem
There are more than 130,000 people missing in Syria, which means there are 130,000 families living between hope and despair, waiting for the faintest sign of life …  
Carmen Kareem
The Syrian revolution against the regime has turned into a war against a foreign occupation, which pretends to defend Syrians by extending “a helping hand”. In reality, however, the hand is only extended to loot the Syrians’ money and increase their poverty.
Carmen Kareem
When my first article was published, I felt like I was under surveillance, and feared I might be interrogated at any moment. The same feeling haunted me with subsequent articles, along with nightmares about the Syrian security forces and its notorious dungeons, the moment of being arrested, escape, being pursued, and the inability to hide.
Carmen Kareem
Some of Syria’s young men completely reject the idea of fighting, not desiring to waste their lives on battle fronts or risk dying as martyrs. Many others refuse the fighting because they will not accept becoming a mere pawn on the Syrian regime’s board.
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني