Friday, June 27, 2014
UN on Syria: Must a million die? – Inside Syria – Al Jazeera English
A top United Nation’s aid official has expressed his frustration at the obstacles to humanitarian aid in Syria. John Ging, the director of operations at the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said three years into the conflict, the crisis in Syria was getting even worse.
He said: “The valid question to ask those political leaders is … how many poor people will you accept to be killed before you do something different? It’s 5,000 a month at the moment and it’s over 150,000 already. Is it 200,000? Is it a quarter of a million? Is it a million people?”