UN inquiry commission: Quake aid was slow to reach Syria


CIC’s Hanny Megally spoke alongside fellow UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria commissioners [Lynn Welchman, Paulo Pinheiro] on how the protection of civilians in #Syria remains an illusion.

A U.N.-backed commission says the international community and the Syrian government did not act quickly enough last month to help people in need in the rebel-held northwest after a deadly earthquake hit Turkey and conflict-ravaged Syria

Commissioner Hanny Megally said “it’s a shame that all the actors really involved have not been helping in this area and it is difficult of course without proper investigation to say who’s most responsible.”

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