Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:27

Humanitarian Group Outraged by Inaction to Protect Civilians

(Washington, D.C.) —Two of largest Syrian hospitals in the besieged part of Eastern Aleppo were targeted by five artillery shells and several airstrikes Wednesday morning. Several patients were killed and three hospital staff members are critically injured. One of the hospitals was the only trauma center that remained in Eastern Aleppo. Both hospitals are completely destroyed and are no longer able to serve patients.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 04:00

(Washington, D.C.) - Last night’s presidential debate failed to address Syria, the worst humanitarian crisis of our lifetime. Neither candidate nor the moderator took even a moment to shed light on the current atrocities taking place in Aleppo. In response, Lena Arkawi, spokesperson for the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS), issued the following response:

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:16

(Washington, D.C.) September 16, 2016 – Commenting on reports of limited secure access in to Aleppo for humanitarian aid shipments and aid convoys, Lena Arkawi, spokesperson for the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) and its thirteen U.S.-based Syrian relief organizations including the Syrian American Medical Society, said:

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/13/2016 - 14:08

The cessation of hostilities in Syria that came into effect at sunset on Monday is holding well into its first day, reports suggest.

UK-based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had recorded no civilian deaths in the first 15 hours of the truce.

Residents in the embattled northern city of Aleppo reported calm.

UN officials say they are ready to deliver aid to besieged areas but need better guarantees of peace.

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