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Despite All Odds, Female Reporters at the Forefront in Syria

Yasha Wallin

Both domestic and foreign female reporters are bringing to light the untold stories of Syria’s brutal civil war. From the very beginnings of the initial and peaceful opposition to Bashar al-Assad’s Baathist regime, Syrian women have played a powerful role. Samar Yazbek, a Syrian writer and journalist was among the women who initiated oppositional activism. "Syrian women didn’t pick up arms, but kept helping the revolution by documenting violations, organizing, writing and in the media,” she says

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