As fears grow of an impending coronavirus outbreak in Syria, an artist in the war-torn city of Idlib is painting murals to raise public awareness about the virus – and to remind the world of the Syrian regime’s ongoing attacks against civilians.
Syrian artist Aziz Asmar with a coronavirus mural in Idlib. (Mohamad Jamalo)
A mural which reads “Syria isn’t safe” in Idlib by Aziz Asmar. (Mohamad Jamalo)
An immense challenge for the embattled province
Syrian artist Aziz Asmar with children in Idlid above one of his coronavirus murals. (Mohamad Jamalo)
Painting hope in the city, and messages to the world
Al Assad Corona is more dangerous to the world, mural by Aziz Asmar in Idlib province. (Mohamad Jamalo)