Palestinian classical musician: ‘IS burned my piano’

A year ago, we highlighted the plight of Ayham al-Ahmed, 26, a pianist who bravely played on under fire in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk, south of Damascus. No longer.

Ayham has fled Syria under constant bombardment and IS occupation. He tried to take his instruments to start a new life in Germany.

He tells the BBC what happened to him. Click here.

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