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A young girl is working at her father's food kiosk on the street of Hawa ("Eve" in Arabic) mosque while he went home for lunch. The kiosk sells tomato paste, margarine and jam. Before the war it was a good middle and upper class neighborhood. Today, most people living in the area are on the border of poverty and have to face daily bombardments.
10 year-old Mohammed dropped out from school to work and help his parents and three younger siblings. Everyday, the young boy roams the streets of Duma collecting, wooden doors and furniture from shelled houses as well as material like nylon for his mom to cook. Mohammed also collects metal or anything that seems valuable and sells it for extra money. His father has been working as a porter since he lost his job at a bakery five months ago. All bakeries in Eastern Ghoutta have shut down because of the siege. Mohammad says he is proud of what he does and does not feel humiliated from working in the rubble.
A father climbs over a three meters high pile of rubble with his four year-old daughter to reach his house. When asked what he was doing, the father said he had just taken his daughter for a walk around the block to get some fresh air.
Three children are playing in a building that used to host restaurants. The building was destroyed by rocket shelling and has now become a dumpster.
Three children are walking in an empty street in the Hijjareya neighborhood of Ghouta. This rebel held area is located next to Al Wafedeen camp that is held by the Syrian regime and has been the target of heavy clashes between both parties. When asked what they are doing in the street, the children simply said their mother has sent them out to buy groceries.
The kids are playing around over demolished houses. More than 50 houses were completely demolished by a bombardment of 4 rockets.
Children of Eastern Ghouta ....
Syrian children play in the ravaged playground of what used to be their school. The school was targeted by airstrikes several times since the war broke in Aleppo, and was hit by an airstrike yet again on 29/11. The school stands only a few blocks away from the Dar al-Shifaa hospital, which was fully destroyed by another airstrike on 22/11.
Khiam Detention Center was a prison camp during Lebanese civil war in 80´s and 90´s. After withdrawal of Israeli army from Southern Lebanon in May 2000 the camp was preserved in the condition it was abandoned. It became a museum of Lebanese resistance. During the 2006 summer conflict between Israel and Lebanon it was destroyed by Israeli Air Force.
Destruction of part of Khiam prison
Photos of Syria covering Maskah and Ar Raqqah
One of the bombed houses in Ar Raqqah.
Zeyad is an engineering student who couldn't continue his study because of the events in the country and chose to volunteer with the Ahrar Al Sham Islamic movement, he is aiming to continue his education and gain his degree in engineering after the war ends, only God knows when!
The first lesson in the reading class is:
Dad died, mum died, Bassem died, Rabab died.
أول درس في كتاب القراءة : مات بابا ماتت ماما مات باسم ماتت رباب
A school bombed by the airplanes of Al Asad regime, many schools have been bombed since the beginning of the revolution and so the study was stopped for two years.
The new name hasn't been chosent yet
The kid stopped to ask us about what we are filming when we were taking photos of his school which was bombed by Al Asad regime two days earlier.
A clinic still operating under a bombed house in Ar Raqqah.
You can bomb my school, destroy my house but you will never kill my freedom ...
A kid standing over the pile of his neighbours house which was bombed earlier.
The photo is for one of the booklets which has words of Syria's president Al Asad distributed to teachers in schools, the booklet is mixed with the pile of one of the bombed schools in Raqqah.
A sneaked photo for a kid, the kid was scared of been photographed, Al Asad regime killed and tortured many kids.
The first lesson in reading class is:
Dad died, mum died, Bassem died, Rabab diead!
أول درس في كتاب القراءة : مات بابا ماتت ماما مات باسم ماتت رباب
Photo was taken in one of the bombed schools in Ar Raqqah, the city has many bombed schools.
The air planes have targeted schools and not the headquarters of the resisting rebels!
The mayor office/palace was near by and it was not touched.
The political security was one of the most terrible bodies of the regime where lots of torture used to take place.
The photo is taken for a school book cover in the pile of one of the bombed schools in Ar Raqqah
Photo is taken at one of the bombed schools in Ar Raqqah.
The school was destroyed, but the children learned a lesson; to live with dignity and stand for truth, photo is taken at on of the bombed schools in Ar Raqqah.
One of the bombed schools in Ar Raqqah, the city has several bombed schools, one of them was bombed two days before taking this photo, 15 civilians were killed, 10 boy, 3 girls, an office boy and another civilian who was passing by.
In one of the hospitals a boy who used to volunteer there was brought dead to the same hospital after being injured in a bomb on the city.The photo was taken in a field hospital in Maskanah
Locals organized themselves into troops and teams to free their cities and later to protect it from the regime, the check point is for one of the Islamic rebel movements called: Ahrar Al Sham.
The rebels started taking charge of running the freed cities from the regime, safety was on top of their priorities, the photo is for a soldier from Ahrar Al Sham movement who is protecting the field hospital.
Photo was taken in Maskanah field hospital
It is a war for freedom and dignity, the photo is for one of the members of the Ahrar Al Sham movement at a check point.
Burned remains inside the coptic Prince Tadros church in Al Minya, Egypt, allegedly 500 people rushed to on August 14th around noon, throwing Molotov cocktails and gas bombs. Three church workers were trapped in the church until the morning of August 15th. (Al Minya, Egypt)
Al-Araqib, an unrecognized village of the Al-Turi Arab Bedouin tribe (8 km north of Beersheba), was demolished for the 54th times since July 2010. Israel Land Administration inspectors and some 40 riot police officers stormed the village and 2 bulldozers knocked down three shacks.
Remains of the Church of Lady Peace in the Hamidiya neighborhood of Homs after air strikes by the Syrian regime. Homs, Syria
Destruction of the Al Qarabees mosque in Al Qarabees neighborhood in Homs as a result of airstrikes by the Syrian Regime. Homs, Syria
June 16, 2013
Young Buddhist nuns board the ferry crossing the Hlaing river over to downtown Yangon.
June 17, 2013
Thaddhamma, one of the leaders of the 969 movement, teaches a group of business men, from Yangons biggest whole sale market, about patriotism and Buddhism.