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The People’s Convoy: We Reject The New Normal Of Attacks On Hospitals

12/22/2016

The brutality visited on Aleppo in recent weeks has shown the world that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has no scruples about killing his own people and destroying one of the world’s once-great cities. But it’s a brutality that has been clear all along to those of us who’ve watched Assad and his allies engage in a seemingly limitless campaign to annihilate Syria’s health care infrastructure and personnel over the past five years.

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Aleppo in Crisis: ‘We Have Witnessed the Defeat of the Human Spirit in Aleppo’

12/15/2016

By allowing Assad to seize Aleppo by any means, the world has permitted a scorched-earth campaign against anyone who threatens the authoritarian rule of the Syrian president or Russia’s stronghold in the Middle East, writes Elise Baker of Physicians for Human Rights.

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Let’s Not Pretend Scenes of Horror in Eastern Aleppo Are ‘Unexpected’

12/06/2016

The humanitarian crisis in eastern Aleppo is tragic but not unimaginable or surprising – it is the result of years of inaction by the international community, writes Physicians for Human Rights researcher Elise Baker.

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The U.N. General Assembly Can’t Let Syria Become Another Rwanda

09/19/2016

World leaders have been given the opportunity to change the situation in Syria and end the ongoing violence at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

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Wounded Child in Aleppo

Doctors of Aleppo Abandoned, Again

08/17/2016

In their letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, Aleppo’s remaining doctors pleaded not for tears but for a plan to end the Syrian government’s all-out assault on hospitals and medical workers. And the response from the White House was the same as it’s been for months: we’re working on it.

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