I get asked all the time about sources of information on the Syrian Revolution. Here are a few links to start.
News and Stories
Enab Baladi – in-depth reporting by a group of citizen journalists & activists from Daraya.
Syria Direct – Reports & interview focused on military & political developments.
EA Worldview – Analysis and video reports on day to day Syria developments.
Syrian Observer – Daily news aggregator including translations of Syrian opposition, regime outlets.
Syria Deeply – News & story aggregator –Independent digital media project led by journalists and technologists.
Syria Freedom Forever – News, reports and perspectives from the revolutionary left in Syria.
Al-Jumhuriya (english & arabic ) – Group of Syrian writers and researchers “working to provide an intellectual production that contributes to the construction of the new Syria”.
Activist Networks: Reports, Updates & Videos
Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution – archive all the intellectual and artistic expressions in the age of revolution.
Liberated Kafranbel Facebook Page – from this small village in the Idlib province comes some of the most powerful protest banners reflecting the aspirations of the revolution.
Local Coordinating Committees (LCCs) – Up-to-the minute news reports from activists on the ground inside Syria.
Syrian Revolution Facebook Page [Arabic only] – news, images and videos documenting every aspect of the revolution.
Syrian Days of Rage Facebook Page [English] – news, images and videos documenting every aspect of the revolution.
Shaam News Network (SNN) – one of the first activist networks sharing videos from activists inside Syria.
- SNN YouTube Channel
- English SNN Facebook Page
- Arabic SNN Facebook Page
Lens of Freedom: Activist photographers dedicated towards capturing the essence of the struggle. One frame at a time.
- Hama: Lens of a Young Hamwi
- Homs: Lens of a Young Homsi
- Damascus: Lens of a Young Dimashqi
- Horan (Dera’a): Lens of a Young Horany
- Deir Ezzor: Lens of a Young Deri
Syrian Martyrs & Human Rights
Syrian Network for Human Rights – dedicated to documenting crimes against humanity in Syria.
Center for Documentation of Violations in Syria – another database, more conservative figures. Still depressing.
Syrian Shuhada (Martyrs) – database of the murdered in Syria. Depressingly accurate.
Human Rights Watch Syria Page – fantastic resource for ongoing reports on HR on the ground in Syria.
UN Refugee Agency – latest data on the refugee catastrophe.
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