For Syria’s White Helmets, the Ukraine War Is Déjà Vu

Par Marie Lamensch

Russia’s attack on Ukraine has been described as the first TikTok war because Ukrainians are sharing intimate content about the horrors they’ve experienced. But it’s important to note that prior conflicts have also unfolded on social media. Syria’s 2011 revolution and the ensuing brutal crackdown by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and Russia’s intervention on behalf of Assad’s forces in 2015, also appeared in our Twitter feeds.

9 mai 2022
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