Syria suffers as the world watches

The Lancet
Mar 18, 2017 Volume 389 Number 10074 p1075-1164

Syria suffers as the world watches
The Lancet
March 1 5, 2017, marks the sixth anniversary of the civil war in Syria, a conflict perhaps unprecedented in its apparently shameless disregard for international law. The world has stood by in horror, watching the death toll rise and the humanitarian and refugee crises spread their indelible stain on the world map and human history. The Syrian conflict has been marked on the one hand by immense suffering and on the other by a stunning lack of adequate condemnation or action from governments, international agencies, or the medical community…
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