Killing and wounding of 125 children in Afrin


21/11/2018 11:11:00
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The Human Rights Organization in Al-Jazira Province revealed that a total of 54 children have lost their lives in Afrin since the start of the Turkish attacks on January 20, 2018. 

 

On Wednesday, in a statement the organization said: 54 children had lost their lives, among them there are six children who died because of landmines, 71 children were injured and 13 children were abducted and blackmailed.

 

The statement added that more than 350 thousand civilians have been displaced from the city and its countryside, mostly children and women, and displaced in several areas inside and outside the country, and a large number of them gathered in camps in areas surrounding the city in Al-Shahba and Tel Rifaat amidst a suffocating siege and living conditions and health and education difficulty, it appeals to the international community to protect children in the conflicting zones, to provide for the safe living of children and to improve their communication with society.

 

The statement also called on the conflicting parties in Syria to stop the war and abide by the principle of protecting children in all Syrian regions and whoever controls the land in the conflict zone and hold accountable the perpetrators of war crimes especially on the rights of children and prosecute them and provide them with psychological, health and educational support for their rehabilitation and integration with society for a safe stable life.

 

 

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