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16 01, 2024
  • A Syrian family organizes their last month of aid from the World Food Program at their home in the Idlib countryside’s Atma displacement camp in December, the same month the UN body announced it would suspend its in-kind food assistance program across Syria due to a lack of funding

Syrians lose WFP lifeline as US slashes funding

By Natacha Danon|2024-02-01T12:12:58+01:00January 16, 2024|

Millions of Syrians face hunger with the suspension of all in-kind WFP food aid this month, in part due to major cuts to US funding. US aid cuts of up to 50 percent are expected across all humanitarian sectors in 2024, senior humanitarian sources said.

10 12, 2023
  • Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the United States from 1933-1945, holds a Universal Declaration of Human Rights Poster, 1949 (UN Photo)

Op-Ed: On HR 75, impunity is a pandemic—the UN should step up

By Mansour al-Omari|2023-12-10T13:44:41+01:00December 10, 2023|

As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 75, Syrian human rights activist and legal researcher Mansour al-Omari calls on the United Nations to take action against a “pandemic” of impunity, including appointing a Special Rapporteur on Impunity for international crimes.

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