Meet the seven-year-old girl tweeting from Aleppo

Meet the seven-year-old girl tweeting from Aleppo
 

Seven-year-old Bana Alabed tweeted a photo a week ago, sitting at a desk with a book, her doll in the background. "Good afternoon from Aleppo," the caption read. "I'm reading to forget the war."
Aleppo, Syria's second city, has been split in two during the country's long conflict. Daily life has become a struggle for those still living there, caught in the fight between rebel and government forces.
Bana's tweets in English - helped by her mother, a teacher - are bringing fresh attention to the struggles they face in rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
In one, Bana appears with... read more

 
2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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