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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian children suffering from ‘brutal’ health care methods, says charity

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Doctors forced to resort to 'harrowing' methods due to lack of medical supplies, says charity Syrian children suffer from 'brutal' health ... to Save the Children. Newborn babies die in hospital incubators during power cuts, while millions of children have been exposed to deadly diseases, some of which are preventable with vaccinations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446562/syrian-children-suffering-brutal-health-care-methods-says-charity
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    UN details abuse of children in Syria

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN report details abuses suffered by Syrian children including torture and rape Children enduring the war in Syria have suffered terrible abuses, ... It detailed gruesome incidents of torture including children being raped or beaten with metal cables, suffering electric shocks to the genitals and having their fingernails ripped out. “Violations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1421590/un-details-abuse-children-syria
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Syrian refugee children are increasingly cut off from education and are often their household’s primary breadwinners Syrian refugee children are paying ... It is important that this human face of the refugee crisis is not forgotten Volker Turk, UNHCR He and scores of other Syrian refugee children in Jordan and Lebanon were interviewed for a 60-page UNHCR ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1368673/un-spotlights-trauma-syrian-refugee-children
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria conflict death toll reaches 150,344, human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 150,344 deaths include 51,212 civilians, with 7,985 children and 5,266 women losing their lives in the three-year-old ... at least 31 people including 9 children. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it has documented 150,344 deaths in the conflict that started in March 2011. The figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1462996/syria-conflict-death-toll-reaches-150344-human-rights-group-says
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Polio outbreak confirmed among Syrian children

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 07:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva Polio outbreak confirmed among Syrian children Polio has broken out among young children in northeast Syria, the World Health Organisation confirmed yesterday, and could ... rapidly among children under five, especially in unsanitary shelters for the displaced in Syria or refugee camps in neighbouring countries. Twenty-two children in Deir al-Zor province bordering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1342848/polio-outbreak-confirmed-among-syrian-children
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN to vaccinate 10.5 million children in Middle East against polio

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:22am by NYT

    ... The New York Times UN tries to head off outbreak of the incurable disease in war-torn country and wider region; already, young children have been paralysed Urgent jabs for 10.5 m amid polio fears in Syria UN officials said that they were mobilising to vaccinate 2.5 million young children in Syria and more than eight million others in the region to combat what they fear could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1340632/un-vaccinate-105-million-children-middle-east-against-polio
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Three years after revolt to topple him began, Assad retains grip on power

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by WASHPOST

    ... year- 4,110 a day. Syria's neighbours are poorly equipped to deal with the influx, and humanitarian agencies face huge funding shortfalls.   Every two minutes: Eight children inside Syria are forced to flee from their homes. The number of displaced children in Syria has more than tripled in the past year, from 920,000 to nearly 3 million, according to Unicef. In its latest report, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1449582/three-years-after-revolt-topple-him-began-assad-retains-grip-power
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... needs.” Children and the elderly had suffered the most, according to the report. “Eighteen children including babies have died. Complications have also arisen from residents eating inedible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1445479/syria-army-using-starvation-weapon-war-say-amnesty
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria ballistic missiles killing hundreds including children, watchdog says

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 03:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Ballistic missiles used by the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad are killing many civilians, including children, an international rights group said on Monday. These missiles “are hitting populated areas, causing large numbers of civilian deaths, including many children”, said Human Rights Watch, which has investigated nine ballistic missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1294424/syria-ballistic-missiles-killing-hundreds-including-children-watchdog
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    UN warns of plight of women, children in Syria’s Homs

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut The UN sounded the alarm on Saturday about the plight of women and children in Syria’s Homs, urging all parties in the conflict to enable access to some 400,000 trapped civilians. “The situation of women and children in the Syrian city of Homs is rapidly deteriorating,” UNICEF said in a statement, adding that “new checkpoints are preventing more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1294107/un-warns-plight-women-children-syrias-homs

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