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Syria’s tragic five-year civil war

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Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2016-03-17

Five years after the start of uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) presents a special web documentary looking at the human toll of the conflict.

Since pro-democracy protests in Syria first erupted in spring 2011, the country’s conflict has claimed the lives of more than 270,000 people and displaced millions, sparking a refugee crisis.

 

To view the webdoc on your mobiles, click here.

Date created : 2016-03-17

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