Gareth Huw Davies

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Syria – when it was last at peace

Ten years ago, in March 2011, peaceful protests against President Bashar Assad’s government began in Syria. Before long a popular uprising turned into full-blown civil war, and unspeakable violence against civilians.  In 2021 Syria is economically devastated and divided, its populations dispersed and desperate, but Assad remains firmly in control.  I visited Syria in its last… Continue reading