The world must bring children home from Syrian detention camps

The world must bring children home from Syrian detention camps

In this article for The Times, CIC senior fellow Hanny Megally and co-authors denounce the treatment of Syrian children.

"Millions languish in appalling conditions in displacement camps. Children have been arbitrarily detained, tortured and subjected to sexual and gender-based violence. Traffickers prey on them, girls are forced into child marriages, boys recruited as child soldiers. More than half of Syria’s children are deprived of basic education. Thousands are held in detention, many in adults’ prisons."

Read the full article at The Times here.

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Sep 22, 2021
Hanny Megally
Humanitarian Crises
Syria