Palmyra, End of March, 2016
Palmyra. City of Mesopotamia, city of the Phoenicians, of the Assyrians, the Greeks, the Persians, and the Roman Empire. The built memory of our history and our humanity. Just liberated from ignorance, stupidity and brutality. Maybe humanity has some hope after all.

Lizzie Phelan is a UK journalist best known for her alternative journalism and her reporting as a war correspondent.