Medical crisis in east Ghouta as hospitals 'systematically targeted'

February 26, 2018

Article features Carr Center Senior Fellow Susannah Sirkin.

“The unspeakable suffering we are witnessing was deliberately planned and meticulously implemented over time,” said Susannah Sirkin, the director of international policy at Physicians for Human Rights, an NGO. “The current situation is the lethal result of a conscious strategy of besiegement, blocking of aid and, ultimately, the illegal destruction of civilian targets with bombs – a tactic the Syrian government and its allies initiated in Aleppo, and are now repeating with brutality in eastern Ghouta.”

Read the full article in The Guardian.