Makeshift oil refineries endanger the health of workers and local communities in northwestern Syria. But their environmental impact, often overlooked, will also affect generations to come.
Two workers at a makeshift oil refinery in Tarhin speak about their job, the hardships they endure and the dreams they hold for the future.
Under pressure from Lebanon’s economic crisis, 500 Syrian families in the past year have requested permits from the Arsal municipality to move from houses or apartments to informal tent settlements.
‘We hope that he’s alive’: Thousands of Syrians gather in public squares looking for detained loved ones following amnesty decree (Photos & Video)
Since Bashar al-Assad issued an amnesty for terrorism charges on April 30, more than 200 detainees have been released. Hundreds of Syrians gathered in Damascus and elsewhere this week, hoping their loved ones are next.
Until justice is achieved, Syrian women continue their battle through documentation, says Mashaan, as it takes on legal significance “in accountability, and human significance in preserving memory.”
Due to Lebanon’s collapsing economy and restrictions on building permanent structures, Syrian refugees are facing an especially difficult winter in wood and plastic tents.
In Idlib’s most dangerous corner, a young nature photographer documents the forgotten aspects of everyday life, clinging to the beauty of Syria’s green province.
After ‘Operation Peace Spring,’ over 11,000 Syrians fled to Bardarash refugee camp in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Only 3,500 remain; why?
A family supporting the Syrian government has occupied Abeer's house in Homs.
When Jawad’s family refused to sign the reconciliation agreement, their home became state property