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A child tweets to the world from Aleppo

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Published: 4 October 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Meet the seven-year-old girl tweeting from Aleppo – David Molloy – BBC News 02.10.16
Seven-year-old Bana Alabed tweeted a photo a week ago, sitting at a desk with a book, her doll in the background. ‘Good afternoon from Aleppo,’ the caption read. ‘I'm reading to forget the war.’

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Rabbis urge Pelosi to allow vote on bill that would sanction Assad regime – Armin Rosen – Tablet Magazine 30.09.16
On 28 September, 40 rabbis and nine rabbinic organisations wrote to House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, urging her to allow a vote on a bill that would authorise sanctions against members of Bashar al-Assad’s government and foreign supporters of his regime, and also allow the US to provide evidence in future Syria-related war crimes trials. ‘Our teacher Elie Wiesel taught us that wherever there is suffering, that is the centre of the world.’

Between Guernica and Aleppo
- Yacov Ben Efrat - Challenge-Magazine 30.09.16
Like Guernica, Aleppo has become a symbol not only of murderous and indiscriminate barbarism, but of the complete collapse of the international order…

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