Syrian Refugees, Now Exploited, Picking Europe's Tomatoes

Jaz O'Hara | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK
Jaz O'Hara

We have been working in Izmir for a while now, with families living in difficult conditions in the city. Too many people in tiny rooms with no money for food, dreaming of making the life-threatening crossing to Greece in the rubber boats that leave from there. But nothing could have prepared me for this...

This Is Not The First Attack On Aid Workers In Syria - But It Must Be The Last

Mike Adamson | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK
Mike Adamson

Volunteers are not collateral damage. They are not acceptable targets when a ceasefire ends. Ceasefire or no, the rules of international humanitarian law still apply. Safe access must mean safe access. Guarantees given by fighting parties must be honoured. This recent attack has horrified people across the world. It has also denied 78,000 people of much-needed aid. These attacks cannot and must not continue. We call for all aid workers to be respected and protected. This, sadly, may not be the first time aid workers have been attacked. But it should be - it must be - the last.

From the Syrian Border to the Shores of Lesvos; What Is It Really Like to Make the Harrowing Refugee Journey?

Jaz O'Hara | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK
Jaz O'Hara

This is Ed... A couple of days ago Ed thought he was going to die. We love Ed, and were worried he might die too, but as he didn't, we can now tell his crazy story. Ed has just made the journey from the Syrian border, across Turkey to Izmir, and across the Aegean sea in a rubber dingy to Lesvos. Determined to show what refugees are ACTUALLY going through as they travel, he documented the journey every step of the way.

BBC Weather Twitter Account Hacked By Pro-Assad Group

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

BBC Weather's Twitter account has been hacked by group claiming to be the pro-government Syrian Electronic Army. The rogue tweets began at 1pm on ...

Syrian City 'Preparing For A Massacre' As Regime Nears Full Assault

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Syrian opposition fighters and civilians trapped in Homs are said to be "preparing for a massacre". Activists reported people "recording their last...