Syria

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Hundreds of peace activists on Monday launched an on-foot march from Berlin, Germany to Aleppo, Syria in hopes of building political pressure to end the fighting and help refugees there. The Civil March for Aleppo is expected to take a little over three months, and is set to stretch through the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Updated 3pm EST: Leaders of Russia and Turkey both publicly condemned the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Syrian government is reportedly in control of eastern Aleppo, according to...

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Fleeing the Syrian war, thousands of Syrian and Palestinian refugees daily attempt to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, where they pay human traffickers to smuggle them to Sweden and political asylum. Many die at sea before they ever get to make their journey inside an already unwelcoming "Fortress Europe." Tired of witnessing so much death at sea and in war, an international group of activists and filmmakers dressed five Syrian and Palestinian refugees in wedding garb to get them across Europe...