The amount of backlash our generation has received over selfies just keeps getting worse. For the most part, millennials use their phones and selfies to showcase fun little snippets of their lives. The teenagers of Syria are no different. Alas, the snippets of their everyday lives are fraught with destruction and terror.
The conflict in Syria, which began almost seven years ago in 2011 as an uprising against their President, Bashar al-Assad, eventually manifested into a full-fledged civil war with a death toll in hundreds of thousands. Fueled by international powers such as Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, the war between the Syrian government and rebel forces trying to overthrow them has one bloodied ledger under its name.