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Syria Civilians

Joshua Hersh

'He Knew That Death Was Coming': Survivors Mourn After A Massacre By Syrian Rebels

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

OBEEN, Syria -- The rebel fighters arrived in the early hours of the night, moving swiftly and aggressively from village to village across the mountai...

Joshua Hersh

Aid Group Goes Public With Deaths Of Staff In Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Three aid workers with the Czech humanitarian organization People In Need were killed by a mortar strike in the Syrian city of Aleppo last...

Joshua Hersh

Syrian People Struggle To Survive Humanitarian Disaster Hidden From Western Eyes

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

REYHANLI, Turkey -- In a weathered house in this small town on the Turkish border with Syria, four Syrian aid workers huddled around a bare desk insid...

Joshua Hersh

Syria Death Toll A Grim Reminder Of War's Two-Sided Casualties

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- It’s often described as a slaughter by the regime of Bashar Assad, an endless series of brutal and heartless massacres, but the protracted...

Protection of Civilians Must be Priority in Syria

Tom Andrews | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Tom Andrews

With more than 100,000 people killed and more than six million displaced within Syria or to neighboring countries, the current approach has clearly failed. And the longer the war continues, the deeper sectarian hatreds will build, increasing the chances for mass atrocities and genocide.

HORROR: Report Shows 4-Year-Old Hit By Sniper Bullet

Posted 09.04.2012 | World

Four-year-old Rena was sitting in her mother's lap on the family's balcony in Aleppo, Syria, when a bullet from a sniper ripped through her cheek. ...

In Syria, Civilians Pay Devastating Price

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

KHAN SHEIKHOUN, Syria — Her daughter, 8, often hides in a closet, terrified of flying bullets. Her son, 6, still asks for his father months afte...