The UN reported last week that almost 100,000 people are estimated to have died in Syria to date, although it notes that the figures is quite possibly much higher. Syrian refugees and activists argue that as many as 250,000 may have died. Roughly two million have been driven from their homes. That is without even beginning to count the life-altering injuries, rapes, and shattering of homes, businesses and communities. Many of the pictures of Syrian towns look like bombed out cities from the second world war. Read more
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