What it’s like to be Algerian: Photographic anatomy

23 November 2021
I once read some graffiti that translated into “We are born by chance and live against all odds.” I consider this to be somewhat reflective of this situation in Algeria.
Weekly media digest

22 September 2021
SyriaUntold brings you the latest edition of our digest. We want to share with you the news, features, investigative pieces and long-form essays that we're reading this week.
Revisiting 11th century philosopher-poet Abu Alaa al-Maari, in pictures

30 August 2021
Perhaps more than anything, Maaret al-Numan’s name sits on the shoulders of Abu Alaa al-Maari: the blind, anti-natalist, vegan, agnostic 11th-century philosopher and poet, born and buried in our embattled...
WHO rewards the Syrian regime for its atrocities

18 June 2021
Last month, Syria was elected to the WHO’s Executive Board. The body chose a regime that succeeded in destroying a nation's healthcare system, displacing its practitioners, weakening its capacity to...
Returning to Abu Alaa al-Maari in our year of plague

13 May 2021
Anyone who tries to create some form of art, I suppose, is plagued every now and then with cynicism and pessimism. Especially during periods of collapse. “Why do anything?” we...
Weekly media digest

30 April 2021
SyriaUntold brings you the latest edition of our digest. We want to share with you the news, features, investigative pieces and long-form essays that we're reading this week.
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