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AP cites Siege Watch figures

Group accuses UN of giving in to Syrian government AP                                                         Published June 15 2016 An international advocacy group on Wednesday accused the United Nations of prioritizing its […]

Siege Watch Second Quarterly Report, February – April 2016

The second quarterly Siege Watch report details the conditions for an estimated 1,015,275 Syrians trapped in besieged communities across the country. The report shows that despite unprecedented international efforts to reach the besieged areas, conditions continued to decline. No sieges were lifted and and additional communities were added to the Siege Watch “Watchlist.” Many besieged areas […]

Can Europe Save Syria?

As the U.S.-Russian efforts to reinstate Syria’s nationwide ceasefire continue to fall short, European powers appear to be taking the lead in a fresh burst of diplomatic effort: