Protecting the ‘last front line for humanity’

EPA/ZOUHIR AL SHIMALE

Syrians at the site of airstrikes in the rebel-held neighbourhood of Bustan Al Qasr in Aleppo, Syria, 28 April 2016.

Protecting the ‘last front line for humanity’


The April 27 bombing of the Al Quds hospital in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo was shocking, but not surprising, according to Jason Cone, the executive director of Doctors Without Borders in the United States. He is calling on the United Nations Security Council to demand an end to attacks on medical facilities.

In an article published in TIME Magazine online, Cone writes that upwards of 50 people, including at least 29 women and children, were killed and scores of others were wounded in...


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