Yemen: A Forgotten Humanitarian Catastrophe

Eshitha Vaz UCL Population Health Student When a country is experiencing the worst public health crisis since 1945, it is a crime in itself to turn a blind eye – to ignore the suffering of its civilian peoples and to be complicit even through silence, in the destruction of its character. Yet for the last three…

How Do We Restore the Syrian Economy?

Sophie Mangal explores potential ways for Syria to start rebuilding its economy, with the help of some neighbours Sophie Mangal Investigative correspondent at Inside Syria Media Center Last Monday, the EU Council extended its restrictive measures against the Syrian government by a year, until June 1, 2018. The event occurred against the backdrop of the…

What Hinders Deep Discussion Of the New Syrian Constitution?

So this Tuesday, we’ve decided to suspend our central health piece in place of this article shared by Sophie Mangal, Editor of Inside Syria Media Centre, all the way from West Chicago, Illinois. ISMC does a lot of important work, mainly centred around dispelling the myths about the current situation and advancements in Syria through…

Education in Palestine: the Vision and the Reality

Last week Palestinian human rights activist Mai Abu Moghli spoke of the significant gap between the vision and harsh realities of the educational system for schools in Palestine and life under Israeli occupation to UCLU Amnesty International Society and UCLU Friends of Palestine. Currently living and working in London, she is studying for her PhD…