WUNC – January 24, 2017 In March 2011, many Syrians stood up in the midst of the Arab Spring to protest President Bashar al-Assad and demand the country’s leader step down. Since then, a tumultuous civil war has ensued between the government, its citizens and rebel extremists. The ongoing violence has killed thousands of Syrians […]
While the world has turned its back on Syria and called the 2011 Revolution a civil war, artist-activists insist that a revolution persists and hope is not lost. This talk focuses on the expressive reactions to the violence engulfing the country, including graffiti, songs, art, videos, films and literature.