Syria Crisis: A Firsthand Look at a Devastated Country

The World

Baba Amr neigborhood in Homs, Syria (Photo: Laura Lynch)

The uprising against the government of President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011. A team of UN observers is currently in Syria as part of the joint UN-Arab League peace plan. This week, The World's Laura Lynch was able to visit the embattled city of Homs with UN observers and talk to residents there.