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After Ally blockade of Germany-allied Ottoman Empire caused mass starvation (est. 500K dead) in historic #Syria (which includes Lebanon, Palestine) France&UK greedily grabbed that territory as victors' spoils.WW1 end was start of many ills for Syrian et al peoples #Armistice100
I'm going to excerpt a few pages from #TheHomeThatWasOurCountry A Memoir of #Syria - these experiences of WW1 are often left out from these commemorations. Rivals yet co-victors France & UK, used their victory to gain more power/wealth, at expense of Syria's peoples
On #Seferberlik - what WW1 years were like for peoples of historic #Syria Image
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Hey #Baltimore Do you like good food? Good coffee? Interesting conversation? Then please join me this Saturday @artbma in supporting the women of @mera_kitchen (a worker owned cooperative). We’ll talk #Syria & resettlement, nibble, & I’ll read from #TheHomeThatWasOurCountry Image
@MrJoshCharles come by if you are in town!
Here’s info on the event…
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Achingly beautiful by @ProfessorEA. Speaks to many of our experiences. ”For what is the meaning of life,after all,than coffee&tea&talk w loved ones?” Of all we have been denied by #syria disaster,I’d trade anything to have that again w my aunt in Damascus…
i'm speaking of who readers of #TheHomeThatWasOurCountry A Memoir of #Syria know as "Suha." 5 years after leaving Damascus for the last time, I saw her again in another Arab country. She had brought w/her our favorite roaster's Arabic coffee w/cardamom. That فنجان was everything
if you've never read @ProfessorEA also achingly beautiful piece about her husband's passing, which gutted me then, fix that now:…
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