Author: Samer Bouidani and Luna Safwan
Samer is a freelance photographer working in Eastern Ghouta since 2014 with the Nurphoto agency. He also works on reporting detainees issues. Luna Safwan is a Lebanese journalist based in Beirut, currently working as a News Assistant with the Daily Telegraph, and as an Editor for Raseef22. She has been covering Syria since 2012

EASTERN GHOUTA/BEIRUT – Abu Kamal’s farm in the Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus used to house rows of tomatoes, potatoes and cucumbers. But now the 50-year-old farmer tends exclusively to rows of sacks, hung from his ceiling, where he grows mushrooms. (More…)