The Suffering Grasses: When Elephants Fight, It Is the Grass That Suffers

*Message of Context*: The film portrays a time when the opposition was just beginning to form, and the Free Syrian Army was still an amorphous concept. The Syrian people hoped that the FSA would be there to defend civilians and not wage an all-out war against the government, using the same dirty tactics and human rights violations. The film portrays a time when there was still hope we could go back to the nonviolent revolution, but the armed revolution hijacked the genuine people's movement and foreign powers transformed Syrian people's legitimate demand of change into a total proxy war that keeps producing more death, devastation, refugees, and internally displaced people. --- Several years into a bloody civil war, with over one hundred thousand dead and counting, the ongoing conflict... read more
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