The Syrian uprising has been called the YouTube revolution. With reporters barred from entering the country, Syrians have brandished their cell-phone cameras to capture scenes from one of the deadliest uprisings of the Arab spring.
Mohja is a poet and a professor at the University of Arkansas. She fled Syria with her family in 1971, when she was a toddler. Her father was member of the Muslim Brotherhood and after he left, the government of then-president Hafez al-Assad made being a member of the organization punishable by death.