The war on children in Syria: Reports of mass casualties among children in Eastern Ghouta and Damascus

Statement by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

20 February 2018

AMMAN, 20 February 2018- “No words will do justice to the children killed, their mothers, their fathers and their loved ones” [1]. 










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Notes for editors:

[1] UNICEF is issuing this blank statement. We no longer have the words to describe children’s suffering and our outrage. 
Do those inflicting the suffering still have words to justify their barbaric acts? 

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