Rukban refugee camp is one of the most famous and horrible places in Syria. People, who wanted to find a shelter from the war and islamists’ crimes, became prisoners. They call this place a “slow death”. We contacted a human rights activist, who revealed shocking details of refugees’ life in deplorable conditions there.
Russia did not support the UN Security Council draft resolution on the situation in Syria’s north-east initiated by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium, the Russian Permanent Mission to the UN said in a statement.
The statement came during a two-day meeting in Nur-Sultan, the recently renamed Kazakh capital.
The United States comes under sharp criticism from the 14 other Security Council nations for its decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights in violation of council resolutions.
Sources in Rukban refugees camp report that #UN is preparing to send another humanitarian convoy to the camp that hosts some 50,000 people. Important detail: UN personnel will also conduct a field survey asking people whether they want to stay or to leave the camp.
Syrian foreign ministry has sent two letters to the UN chief and UN Security Council protesting against Israeli municipal elections in the occupied Golan Heights.
The outgoing UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will arrive in Damascus on Wednesday for a visit aimed at convincing the government to accept the creation of a committee to draft a post-war constitution, the world body said. De Mistura, who announced last week that he would step down from his post at the…
UN representative Jan Egeland said Syria’s government has withdrawn a rather controversial law that allowed state’s authorities to seize property left by refugees. He called it a good sign that “diplomacy can win even in Syria.” he said.
Moscow and Ankara agreed to give more time for implementing the plan of Idlib deal, a “great relief” for a territory where 3 million civilians live.
The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria called for militants remaining in Idlib to leave the populated areas in the province to avoid casualties among civilians.