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One-Thousand-Two-Hundred and Eighty-Five

1285! That’s how many days the regime of Bashar Al-Assad has denied a UN access to deliver food and medicine to starving people in the besieged town of Daraya. Some have been forced to eat grass to survive. We also saw the first UN vehicles enter Daraya in over three years. Astonishingly this wasn’t to deliver aid, but just to have a look around and make an assessment. The UN would defend these empty cars by arguing that if they had taken any aid on that convoy, the regime of Bashar Al-Assad wouldn’t have let them in. Which is precisely…
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