Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The entire downtown area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And before the revolution in 2011, it had a thriving arts and cultural scene. We try to get a sense of what has been lost.
The organization Amnesty USA collected satellite images from Aleppo, Syria, which they say show the devastating effects of heavy artillery. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Amnesty USA Director of crisis prevention and response, Scott Edwards.
In the midst of the Syrian conflict, there is an experiment at self-governance happening in some rebel-held areas. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times, about rebel efforts.
Over the weekend, violence in the city of Aleppo continued to claim lives. It also claimed some of Syria's cultural heritage, its centuries-old covered market. Hundreds of shops were destroyed by fire, which UNESCO recognizes as a World Heritage Site.