Posts Tagged ‘Syrian Observatory for Human Rights’

Syria conflict: Air strike on refugee camp ‘could be war crime’

(Media Release) An air strike on a Syrian refugee camp that reportedly killed at least 28 people could amount to a war crime, a senior UN official has told the BBC. Stephen O’Brien, the UN humanitarian affairs chief, called for an inquiry into the attack on the Kamouna camp in the northern Idlib province. Syrian […]

Missiles hit hospital in Syrian town

(Media Release) Missiles hit hospital in Syrian town At least 14 civilians were killed when missiles hit a children’s hospital, a school and other locations in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border, a medic and two residents say. They say at least five missiles hit the hospital in the town centre […]

Turkey downs Syria military jet ‘in airspace violation’

(Media Release) Turkish forces have shot down a Syrian military jet they say was violating their airspace despite warnings. Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned such action by Syria merited a “heavy response”. But Syria accused Turkey of “blatant aggression”, saying the plane had been over Syrian territory at the time. The incident reportedly […]

What the world overlooked in Syria

Major events taking place across Syria have been overshadowed by the chemical attack saga. Ever since the US announced it would act against Syria in response to a chemical weapon attack more than three weeks ago, the world has been fixated on when and how Washington and its allies will act. The debate on whether […]

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