UN panel urges halt to Syria fighting as virus strikes

France24 reported on a statement by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, published after the first cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country.

The commission, of which CIC senior fellow Hanny Megally is a member, stated that "nurses, doctors and medical volunteers have been attacked, detained and disappeared by parties to the conflict," and that "all attacks on medical providers, facilities, hospitals, and first responders must cease immediately."

Read the full France24 article here.

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Mar 28, 2020
Syria