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Who wouldn’t want to flee such suffering?

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Published: 23 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

A picture of a Syrian boy goes viral, but the war goes on – Ishaan Tharoor – The Washington Post 19.08.16
Omran Daqneesh's 10-year-old brother Ali has reportedly since died in Aleppo. Includes video with graphic content [2:08]

The doctor saving lives in Aleppo
– BBC video [3:19] 04.08.16
One of the few doctors remaining in Aleppo reveals how medics and civilians face death in the city on daily basis.

How can we call ourselves Jews and bar Syrian refugees?
– Anne Roiphe – The Forward 19.11.15

Refugee crisis: How you can help refugees trying to reach safety in Europe and here in Australia
- Marissa Calligeros – The Sydney Morning Herald 04.09.15
As some political leaders are increasingly trying to prevent refugees and migrants from settling in their countries, more and more refugees are dying in their desperation to reach safety. Here are some of the ways you can help at home.

The post-Obama Syrian playbook
– Thanassis Cambanis – Foreign Policy 21.08.16
The current president is right that America can’t win the war against Bashar al-Assad. Here’s how his successor can avoid defeat.

Syria – 4 key actors and 7 entwined conflicts
July 5, 2016


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