The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah, gained popularity last year for their daily tweets about life under siege, while airstrikes rained down on them and Aleppo.     Thankfully, their lives have now changed for the better because they’re no longer dictated by airstrikes and uncertainty. When Bana’s Twitter account started in September 2016, thousands shared messages […]

Four Coptic Teenagers Charged for ‘Insulting Islam’ Flee to Switzerland

Four Coptic Teenagers Charged for ‘Insulting Islam’ Flee to Switzerland

  After getting bailed out of a five-year sentence for allegedly “insulting Islam,” it was revealed that the four Coptic teenagers have sought asylum in Switzerland. Their lawyer, Ehab Ramzy, told the Daily News Egypt that the four teenagers left Cairo five months ago for Turkey, where they were granted residence and received support from Human Rights organisations. Later […]