[Published here July 16, 2019]
Her dark hair was pulled back by a white scrunchie and she had chipped pink polish on her nails. Like any teenager, I thought. But the words she spoke were as far from a carefree teenagedom as you could get.
[Published here July 14, 2019]
Khanke Displacement Camp (Iraq) (AFP) – Brainwashed and broken, the Islamic State group’s youngest victims are struggling to recover from years of jihadist captivity as they return to their own traumatised minority communities in Iraq.
[Published here on August 19, 2016]
Beirut (AFP) – Haggard and covered in blood, little Omran’s blank stare has grabbed headlines around the world. But across war-torn Syria, thousands of children like him are traumatised by daily life under siege and the threat of bombs.