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GNRC Secretary General Issues Statement on the Situation of Children in Syria

"Are the children in Syria exempted from enjoying their basic rights?", asks Dr. Mustafa Ali, GNRC Secretary General, in a statement issued today, decrying the blatant and disproportional violence against children in the Syrian conflict. After describing the abhorrent situation being inflicted upon the chidren of Syria, Dr. Ali writes, "I appeal to all groups involved in the fighting, government or otherwise, to protect Syria’s children, and leave them out of this war. I appeal to all the members of the international community to overcome political differences and agree on peaceful means of bringing an end to the conflict and alleviating the suffering of all Syrians, especially the children." Read the full statement here.