“No-one can understand how Bashar al-Assad, the President of Syria, had this shift in his thinking and his personality from being a medical student and a physician to being a war criminal.“
– Dr Zaher Sahloul, a classmate of al-Assad in medical school.
Five year old Omran Daqneesh
Children continue to pay price of Syria conflict.
“That was the lead news on TV last night, Jakarta time. The video clip from Aleppo is here.
For once, words have failed me. so I’ve put together a a compilation of music from my archive glued together around the Blind Willie Johnson song Motherless Children Have a Hard Time.
01. Los Gauchos Alemanes – Voices of Ancient Children
02. Man – And Castles Rise In Children’s Eyes
03. Marvin Gaye – Save The Children
04. Blind Willie Johnson – Motherless Children Have A Hard Time
05. Son House – Motherless Children Have A Hard Time
06. Kelly Joe Phelps – Motherless Children Have A Hard Time
07. Steve Miller Band – Motherless Children Have A Hard Time
08. Blind Boys of Alabama – Motherless Children Have a Hard Time
09. Marianne Faithfull – Children Of Stone
10. Ugandan Children’s Song (fr. Spirit of African Sanctus, 1969)