UNICEF strongly urges protection of all children during unrest in the Middle East and North Africa
BRUSSELS/NEW YORK, 26 February 2011 – UNICEF is deeply concerned by reports that children and adolescents have been killed or injured in the escalating violence that is affecting a number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
“No child should be exposed to any forms of danger, as this could have a long-lasting effect on their survival or psychological well being,” said Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, from Brussels.
For further information, please contact:
Jaya Murthy, UNICEF Iraq, +962 79 692 6190, firstname.lastname@example.org
Salam Abdulmunem, UNICEF Iraq, +964 7809126782, email@example.com