10 March 2014

Regional Focus: Syria


A Devastating Toll: The Impact of Three Years of War on the Health of Syria’s Children (Save the Children, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

New Asylum Applications - Syrians in Europe: Key Facts and Figures (UNHCR, March 2014) [access]

Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/25/65 (UN Human Rights Council, Feb. 2014) [text via Refworld]

Squeezing the Life out of Yarmouk: War Crimes against Besieged Civilians (Amnesty International, March 2014) [text]

Syria: Overview of the Humanitarian Response (U.S. Congressional Research Service, Feb. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Update on the High-Level Segment on Solidarity and Burden-Sharing with Countries Hosting Syrian Refugees, 59th Meeting of the Standing Committee, 4-6 March 2014 [text]

New campaign:

Europe Act Now: Help Syria's Refugees [access]
- "The website allows supporters of the campaign to donate their Twitter feed to the refugees of the Syrian crisis as well as share information about the campaign through their Facebook account. Refugees can share their experiences of fleeing the conflict and attempting to seek protection in Europe with the supporters’ followers and friends. People can also give their voice to protect Syria’s refugees by signing the Europe Act Now petition."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Syria (26 Feb. 2014)

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