The New York Times has reported on the rise of “pirate” radio stations, which are offering alternative information and coverage of the conflict, in contrast to state-run Syrian media.
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Challenges Faced by Syrian Refugees to Europe
An excellent piece, front-page of the New York Times, about the exodus of refugees from Syria to Europe. Out of Syria, Into a European Maze.
Syrian Children Draw What Used to be Home
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof shares his experiences with Syrian children at Atmeh, the largest refugee camp on the Syrian border in this article from the New York Times.
When Do No Harm Hurts
David Keen, in this 6 November 2013 op-ed in the New York Times, When ‘Do No Harm’ Hurts, makes an excellent point:
“…funding for humanitarian aid in Syria continues to fall far short of appeals, and opportunities for helping local councils and a variety of Syrian relief organizations continue to be missed. So too, crucially, does the opportunity for cross-border relief (notably from Turkey). As in most humanitarian emergencies, United Nations agencies have been putting their faith in delivering aid to rebel areas via government-held areas. But as happened so often in the past, the assumption of government cooperation has proved overly optimistic…