Tag Archives: Syrian Women

Regarding the Calendar of Syrian Women to Russian Soldiers

Yesterday, Russia Today Arabic page published a short article and a video about Syrian girls studying in Russia posing for a calendar designed to be sent to the Russian soldiers deployed in Syria in their aggression. Regardless of the reasons … Continue reading

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Hijab Or No Hijab: Identity & Free Will

In the past couple of weeks, a campaign in Egypt was initiated calling women to take off Hijab. This call was faced by a ferocious campaign by the pro-Hijab community in MENA. Though I don’t wear Hijab myself, but I … Continue reading

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“I’m Afraid, Don’t Let Them Take Me,” 2935 Said

You probably heard of Caesar’s case, the man who used to work as a photographer with the Syrian Military Police. He took 55,000 pictures for 11,000 detainees tortured to death in Syrian regime’s detention centers. The victims bodies dumbed in Mezzeh Hospital … Continue reading

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A Statement by the female political detainees in Damascus Central Prison

We suffered from the disappearance of a beloved woman in my family for several months. Then finally we got news that she is in Damascus Central Prison, she is still locked away and we still await her freedom. And while … Continue reading

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Syrian Women Raise Their Voices

Lovely Syrian women coming together.

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The Jeanne D’arc of the Levant – Nazik Al Abid

Celebrating Syrian Women series. One of the most celebrated heroic stories in Syria is the story of the Battle of Maysalun in 1920 between French forces and the forces of the Kingdom of Syria. The battle was not equal and … Continue reading

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