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“New Syrian Voices”: A network of citizen journalists tells the war

How can one tell the devastated lives and territories of the Syrians, if not through stories “from inside”? The videos by Oussama Chourbaji, Amer abdel-Haq, Majid abdel-Nour and Joudi Chourbaji constitue a valuable chronicle to learn about a conflict that continues with the general indifference of Western public opinion.Interview with Caroline Donati .(New Syrian Voices/Ebticar)

Nathalie Galesne

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To walk Palestine

A personal account of a too personal experience: simply walking to enjoy yourself, breathe fresh air, sense the nature around you. An extravagant experience, if you live in Gaza, if you are Palestinian, according to Bassam Amohor. His journal (to be continued… (Mashallah News/Ebticar)

Bassam Amohor

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Adjusting commuting habits

Egyptians are slowly but surely changing their commuting habits after the lifting of fuel subsidies. A report from Cairo, where car pooling and bycicle are seaking there way through the congested megalopolis. (Mada Masr/Ebticar)

Passant Rabie

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Water, olive trees, houses. The territory in infographics by Visualizing Palestine

A brief and effective glance, which denounces the plight of a people evicted from their homes; a people that is thirsty although it rains like in England, and a land where there is no peace for the olive trees. (Vizualizing Palestine/Ebticar)

Cristiana Scoppa

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The “black spots” of Tunisia

An already precarious system of garbage collection and disposal has collapsed after the revolution. An investigation by Inkyfada looks inside the complex disposal system in Tunisia, which threatens to turn the country into an “open landfill site”. (Inkifada/Ebticar)

Lilia Blaise

 

 

 

 

 

 

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