Seven-year-old girl’s live tweets from Syria are heartbreaking
This seven-year-old girl might just be the unlikely face of the Syrian civil war.
Young Bana Alabed has been tweeting about the regular bombings in the city of Aleppo, with help from her mother Fatemah, a teacher.
Russia threatened with sanctions over handling of Syria The girl’s tweets in English paint a vivid picture of life in Aleppo and the horrors witnessed by its citizens.
And, when seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old girl, the deadly attacks somehow seem more tragic.
Bana and Fatemah only started tweeting last month, but the account has already ammassed 75,000 followers.... read more
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