In Syria, they sleep in snow…

Please help my friend and relative do his work out in Syria. If things weren’t getting worse, I think my emails would stop. But they are. So please read to the end – it’s about Syria, and I have some important things to say. I currently have a friend and a relative out in Syria…

Experience

Originally posted on Homebound:
Working on collating human rights violations within Syria is not easy. The daily videos which arrive at the inbox and the feelings they induce are difficult to describe. Sometimes you learn to become immune to them or you ignore them, and at other times, you push yourself to watch them… and…

Tweets of Truth

The following are some of the posts I’ve been putting up over the last few days on Syria. Please remember them in your prayers: —————————————————————————————————————————————————————– There are no more children in #Homs, #Syria – they are all men and women now! —————————————————————————————————————————————————————– I read on my cousin’s status that our building in Syria has been…

Packages of hope

As-Sallamu Alaykum Aid Convoy to Syria (Please Read) I pray you are all well.  . As we pass the 18 month anniversary of the Daraa protests, an event which sparked the Syrian uprising and the call for liberation, the situation in the country gets more and more desperate. Day by day I see images more…

The flowers of Syria

Its been a while since I last wrote a blog post. Initially I thought of discontinuing the blog after returning from egypt, feeling it had served its purpose in giving people an insight into what life is like for a travelling student of knowledge. However, in many ways the more important part of the journey…

In Remembrance of Death

I remember it well – It was a warm spring afternoon and a long journey up north from Damascus. Like most traditional arabian homes, my uncle’s house opened up to a lovely courtyard which branched off to separate rooms in the house. Seeking the shade, we sat under the only tree in the court yard, one which…