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UN, NGOs demand end to Syria ‘carnage’

A general view taken on April 6, 2015 shows destruction in Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Stringer/AFP/File
‘In the name of our shared humanity… For the sake of the millions of innocents who have already suffered so much, and for the millions more whose lives and futures hang in the balance, we call for action now’

GENEVA, Switzerland (Jan. 21, 2016) — Around 100 UN agencies and other humanitarian organizations on Thursday, January 21, called on citizens worldwide to join an appeal to end the “carnage” in Syria as the conflict there approached its sixth year.

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