Egypt: Where prisoners prefer to be behind bars
"When it comes to rehabilitation and integration into society, the matter is much more complicated, as many ex-convicts are stigmatized and struggle to find work." (Pixabay)
Egypt’s Prisons: Tales of Wasted Lives and Lost Dreams Behind Bars and Beyond
Being in prison is a life-changing experience. Even if a prisoner is convicted for a crime that they have committed, being confined for such an extensive period of time is in itself an ordeal.
Source: Egyptian Streets
The Rubble-Strewn Road to Damascus
A Biblical land and its people are being wiped out by weapons of the twenty-first century. Syria, after almost five years of war, is strewn with the rubble of a shattered state, a fractured society, and a demolished landscape.
Source: New Yorker
A funeral, not a wedding
After my father was arrested, my brother Zuhair assumed the role of head of the family. He was only 18, but he tried his best to fill the gap created by our father’s disappearance.
Source: Damascus Bureau
Ben Carson’s Heartless Visit to Refugee Camps in Jordan
Dr. Ben Carson, one of the frontrunners for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination, visited the Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan this weekend following a campaign speech in which he compared Syrian refugees to “rabid dogs.”
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