Syrian Children: As Old As The War

Children of War: The Syrian kids who are as old as the conflict.

By Nerti U. Qatja | @nertiqatja | @VOP_Today


Reuters

These children were born at the beginning of the Syria’s conflict, now marking its 5th anniversary of peaceful protests against Assad, which turned into a devastating civil conflict.


Five-year-old Razan Nader poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Omar al-Haroush poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Raneem Arafat poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Wael al-Tawil poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Ghazal al-Hussein poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Salem Abdel Razzak poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Jana Mahmoud poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria, March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Mohamed al-Bader poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Sandas al-Mohamed poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Yousef Madr al-Ajaj poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen village in Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.

Five-year-old Shahd Mahmoud Abdel Hafez poses inside a classroom in the rebel-controlled area of Maarshureen villagein Idlib province, Syria March 12, 2016.