Syria’s faces of war

Rifaat's daughter sleeps in the corner of their apartment. The family's full names are not being used for security reasons. (Doug Hostetter/MCC)
Rifaat’s daughter sleeps in the corner of their apartment. The family’s full names are not being used for security reasons. (Doug Hostetter/MCC)

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach updates on the Syrian crisis in the latest Mennonite World Review.

“On a recent visit to Lebanon, many Syrians expressed their strong desire for peace and a longing to return home. Citing a history of living together as various ethnic and religious groups, they said Syrians could work things out with one another. Some noted there have been some local cease-fires in areas where government and opposition forces know one another. Peacebuilding trainers also said they are getting more requests than they can accommodate.”

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