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How the Brazilian Kaka Became Syrian: #IamSyrian, a Campaign that Makes Every Syrian Proud

This Post was originally written for Global Voices

Nowadays, it’s not strange to bump into a Syrian in every corner of the globe. This doesn’t only take into account the forced refugees from Syria’s war but the generations of families of Syrian descent, whose grandparents left Syria decades ago. 588 more words


Manbij is an ordinary Syrian Town, but why known as "Little London"?

When a Syrian Town Has So Many Foreign Fighters That English and German Are Common Languages

This Post was originally written for Global Voices

Manbij is one of the largest cities in the Aleppo province. 739 more words


Who Is The Federal Agent Behind the Ray-Ban Glasses?

An edited copy is published on Global Voices

“Ai meu Deus, me dei mal, bateu à minha porta o Japonês da Federal”

“Oh my God, I feel bad, the Japanese Federal knocking at my door”

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How to Fight ISIS Social Media “Full Loaded War Propaganda Machine”

How Netizens Are Pushing Back Against ISIS’ Social Media ‘Propaganda Machine’

An edited copy is published on Advox – Global Voices

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Syrian Refugees? Get Your Facts Straight Before You Share Their Stories

This Post was originally written for Global Voices

Sadly, this year is shaping up to be the year of Syrian refugees. Although the countless stories of people fleeing their war-torn country are heartbreaking, we need to look at some of those stories with a pinch of salt. 1,344 more words



I was doing my weekly  task of calling the headquarters of the many ministries and political organizations who were constantly sending their requests for donations. Recycling all the unwanted junk mail was a mundane and frustrating task, but  I was making some headway. 1,380 more words