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Infants Starving in Squalor Created by EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

Conditions for refugees have deteriorated in Greece in the wake of last month’s controversial EU-Turkey dealto such an extent that newborn babies are being deprived of milk, endangering their lives, refugee advocates and rights groups say. “Approximately 25 babies under the age of six months, whose mothers are unable to breastfeed, are being given roughly 100ml of milk formula just once …

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ROBERT KOEHLER – Why Bombing a Hospital Is a War Crime

“We tried to take a look into one of the burning buildings. I cannot describe what was inside. There are no words for how terrible it was. In the Intensive Care Unit six patients were burning in their beds.” So said Lajos Zoltan Jecs, a nurse at the hospital the U.S. bombed in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing 22 people: doctors, staff, and …

Will US Government Be Made to Answer for Fueling Yemen’s Approaching Famine? – Sarah Lazare

With Yemen on the verge of famine, and civilians paying a devastating toll in the relentless Saudi-led bombing campaign, one key question emerges: Will the U.S. government ever be held to account for its role in the crisis? The United Nations warned Wednesday that the country of 26 million faces the highest-level humanitarian emergency—on par with Iraq, Syria, and South Sudan. The …