Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Psychological Horrors of Six-Year War on Syrian Children

BREAKING: New Study Documents Psychological Horrors of Six-Year War on Syrian Children https://t.co/gdmqai1qng #SaveSyriasChildren pic.twitter.com/d6TczmmoDi — Save the Children US (@SavetheChildren) March 6, 2017 Save the Children and its Syrian partners interviewed more than 450 children, adolescents and adults across seven regions in Syria for "Invisible Wounds," the largest and most comprehensive

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War, drugs and PTSD

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/10/history-war-drugs-vikings-nazis-161005101505317.html More recently, Middle Eastern conflicts have seen an increase in the rise of Captagon, an amphetamine that is allegedly fuelling Syria's civil war. Last November, 11 million pills were seized by Turkish officials at the Syrian-Turkish border, while this April 1.5 million were seized in Kuwait. In a BBC documentary

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UN creates International Day against Sexual Violence in Conflict

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=51202#.VYh-TaPcp1T In an effort to boost the global fight against the horrors faced by women and girls in zones of conflict worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly today approved by consensus a new resolution to commemorate 19 June as the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. “Rape

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