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Syrian Children

Through Their Voices 2.10: The Teacher's Voice

Ameenah Sawwan | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Ameenah Sawwan

One of Rasheeda's students saw his father being killed by Assad's forces during one of the massacres in 2012. The child was spending a lot of time with Rasheeda, and he was never playing with his fellows. The child is always constantly imagining revenge scenarios, which he mistakenly believes to be utterly true.

Children In Besieged Syrian Suburb Are Forced Out Of School And Into Work

Syria Deeply | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.06.2016 | World

Violence, poverty and displacement have affected millions of Syrian children, sometimes forcing them to become the sole providers for their households...

These Photos Show Childhood Under Siege In Syria

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 03.15.2016 | World

More than five years into the war in Syria 250,000 children live amid shelling, airstrikes and barrel bombs. International charity organization Save T...

Haunted By War, Many Syrian Kids Have No Psychological Support. This Group Wants To Change That.

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.22.2015 | World

ISTANBUL -- Nine-year-old Amal isn't in school these days, but this week, she gets to remember what it feels like to be in a classroom again. When wa...

In the Memory of Aylan Kurdi and Others

Zaher Sahloul | Posted 09.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Zaher Sahloul

His name was Omar/He was drawing bombs, blood, helicopters/And dead children/He could not speak/So traumatized/He could not smile/They asked him to smile to the Camera/He tried/But couldn't/They took his picture /And the picture of his drawing/They were powerful/His name was Omar.

Stand up for the Children of Syria

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

When I think about Syria, I'm overcome with emotion remembering the countless stories of children affected by the country's ongoing conflict. It is truly a tragedy.

A Syrian Mother's Strength In Times Of War

Mama Fatema | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact
Mama Fatema

In 2012, my children and I awoke to the sound of heavy clashes erupting outside of our home in Qudsaya, Syria. We could hear the sound of bullets and gunfire dangerously close to us. I was scared and on the verge of tears, but I refused to let my children see me cry.

Sophia Jones

Filmmakers Admit To Staging Video Of Brave Syrian Boy Running Through Sniper Fire (UPDATE) | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.14.2014 | World

UPDATE: Nov. 14, 4:50 p.m. -- Norwegian filmmakers have told BBC Trending they are behind the viral video that appeared to show a Syrian boy running t...

Share This Video Of Syrian Kids' Gorgeous Color 'Bombs' And Help Them Get A Soccer Field

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact

According to Matthew Butler, Jenny Ljung and Joel Robbins, a splash of color can make all the difference to a child. And judging by the smiles on thes...

For Young Syrians, School's Always Out and Not Just for Summer

Maysa Jalbout | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Maysa Jalbout

As the school year wraps up, most children are already focused on their summer plans. But today, for more than five million Syrian children inside and outside the country, summer is not a joyous break from routine.

This Syrian Boy Forgot How To Write After Being Torn Away From School. He's Just 1 Of A Million

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

Mohammad returns home to a quiet house around 11 p.m. each day. He has five sisters, but they're all asleep by the time he's finished his laborious 12...

Somali Refugees Tell Syrian Children: You Are Not Alone

Posted 04.18.2014 | World

Three years into the conflict in Syria, more than 5 million of the country's children are living as refugees -- often in the most dire of circumstance...

Syria's Children Are Our Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.02.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

A year ago when the planned military intervention was called off, both opponents and proponents of military action dutifully pledged that they would show greater urgency in providing for the victims. But the minute military action was off the agenda, the pressures to provide aid diminished and the public interest in delivering emergency humanitarian action dimmed.

HORROR: Syrian Children Raped, Given Electric Shocks To Genitals

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Western-backed opposition groups in Syria are recruiting refugee children in nei...

WATCH: Syrian Children Brave Bombs To Attend School

The Huffington Post | Erin McDonough | Posted 09.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

More than 900 days after the start of the war in Syria, thousands of Syrian children returned to school on Sunday. Lina Sergie Attar, who runs Camp Ze...

Back to School: Even in Syria, Education Is About Hope

Sarah Dryden-Peterson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

It is back to school time in Syria this week, just as it is in the United States. Yet for millions of Syrian children, there is no return to comfortable routine. This time is a call for a different kind of intervention -- in education.

Another Grim Milestone In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

GENEVA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The number of Syrian children forced to flee their devastated homeland will on Friday reach a million, half of all the re...

Save The Children: Nearly 2 Million Syrian Kids In Need Of Aid

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, April 8 (Reuters) - The aid group Save the Children pleaded with members of the U.N. Security Cou...

Syrian Children: Why Parents Need to Be Outraged

Hayley Krischer | Posted 08.05.2012 | World
Hayley Krischer

Can you imagine this? Being unable to protect your child?

Syrian Regime 'Tortures Children'

Posted 03.28.2012 | World

On the heels of the United Nations increasing its civilian death toll estimate during the year-long conflict in Syria to more than 9,000, many of the ...