Syria’s Poisoned Earth
March 23, 2022

“I heard the noise of a scouting plane… It was so close. I knew it was going to fall down, but I did not imagine it would crash into my farmland,” says Amin*, who rushed at the time to see the flames devouring his land.

Author: Loujeina Haj Youssef and Mais Katt

A tree is wracked with missiles and weapons in this illustration by Antoine Bouraly
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Syria’s Poisoned Earth

“I heard the noise of a scouting plane… It was so close. I knew it was going to fall down, but I did not imagine it would crash into my farmland,” says Amin*, who rushed at the time to see the flames devouring his land.

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