More than four million Syrian students are heading back to school this month in areas under government control. Kafr Batna, in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, was recaptured by the government just this spring after a blistering offensive against opposition.
The Islamic State (IS) used its al-Bayan radio channel to brainwash the city's youth in Sirte, Libya. Now radio is a means to deradicalise the population and provide education. The Amwaj Youth Radio and Sirte Culture Radio stations are amongst these new radio stations.