Syria’s Prisoners: Absent but never forgotten


Protest held by Families for Freedom outside the UN in Geneva (Photo via Families for Freedom Facebook page)

This article was originally published at The New Arab.

This Ramadan, Syrian families across the country and around the world will be breaking their fast in the absence of a loved one. As favourite delicacies are prepared and relatives gather, the empty chair at the table will be a painful reminder of those who are absent but never forgotten. Many will experience the ongoing pain and torment of having no news as to where their relative is being held, or if they are alive or dead. Continue reading