Interviews with fighters, enemies, and potential recruits.
A Gay Girl in Damascus becomes a heroine of the Syrian revolt
In the wake of the reports, questions arose regarding the possibility that Arraf al Omari was an elaborate hoax. Treatment and human rights situation of homosexuals"United Nations Refugee agency22 May ; accessed 15 June This blog invites your comments. One of "Amina's" close online friends, a real person named Sandra Bagaria who later admitted that she had never actually met "Amina" in person or virtually explained on 7 June that Arraf had been hiding in "four or five different apartments in four or five different cities" across Syria since two young men appeared at her home in Damascus several weeks before. Here, portraits of Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and fallen Hezbollah fighters dot the walls of residences.