U.N. Human Rights Council Chief Says ‘Thousands Of People May Have Starved To Death’ In Syria

Deutsche Welle: U.N. says thousands dying of starvation in Syria
“Zaid Ra’ad al Hussein, the U.N. Human Rights Council’s head, told media on Monday that 480,000 people were currently trapped in Syria’s besieged towns. … ‘Thousands of people may have starved to death,’ al Hussein said, adding that prior to Saturday’s truce, human rights had been ‘violated shockingly’ in the country for the last five years…” (2/29).

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