UN: CIVILIAN POPULATION IN AFGHANISTAN MUST BE PROTECTED FROM HARM
“The single biggest cause of humanitarian suffering is declining compliance with international humanitarian law.” – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres
KABUL, 9 June 2019 - Against the sobering backdrop of the ongoing intense conflict across Afghanistan, the United Nations remains troubled that civilians are being killed in high numbers and urges all parties to the conflict to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm.
See the press release here.
Badghis, Afghanistan - The aerial view of Badghis is heartbreaking and different than any other city in Afghanistan. All around the province, there are huge settlements of displaced populations living under tents, among whom children being hardest hit by conflict.
Families have nothing to protect their children, living in cold, little or nothing to eat for days, children are only hoping the situation would be better one day.
Children are only hoping the situation would be better one day.