Leila Al Sha­mi is a British-Syr­i­an activist who has worked with the human rights move­ment in Syr­ia and else­where in the region. She is co-author of Burn­ing Coun­try: Syr­i­ans in Rev­o­lu­tion and War (2016).
How the Syrian Civil War is Creating a Nation of Exiles
Assad's strategy of sieges, bombings and civilian evacuations means many will never see their homes again.