The Measles Control Task Force of the Syrian interim government released a statement yesterday expressing “its deepest condolences to the families of children who died yesterday and wished for a speedy recovery for the rest of the injured children. We wholeheartedly regrets the loss of a number of our children. The symptoms of poisoning occurred within half an hour after receiving the injections, so there is no risk to the…
The interim Ministry of Health suspended the second round of the vaccination campaign against measles, which began on Monday in all the liberated areas following reports of death of children in the vaccination centers in rural Idlib. The Ministry said that the first vaccination campaign against measles, which began a month ago, was going without recording any problems, and has included around 60,000 children in all the liberated areas. The…
The interim Ministry of Justice said that the Lebanese government issued a decree exempting the Syrians from the annual fees of renewing their residency, estimated at $200 USD. Tariq al-Kurdi, director of the legal office of Lebanon’s Ministry of Justice said that the Lebanese authorities have started implementing the decision as of today's date, Tuesday 16 September, 2014. (Source: Syrian Interim Government)
Adnan Hazzouri, interim Minister of Health, visited the Islahiya refugee camp located near the city of Gaziantep to check the needs Syrian refugees coming from the town of Jarablous in rural Aleppo. The interim Ministry of Health said that around 225 people arrived in the refugee camp yesterday. Meanwhile, the field hospitals run by the Ministry in rural Hama have been receiving increasing number of injuries, mostly children, as a…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights released a report titled “The Syrian Holocaust: Branch 215" which documents cases of torture and killings practiced in the branch. According to the report, 7,500 people at least are incarcerated in the security branch, and are subjected to the most horrible methods of torture. Of the four main intelligence branches in Syria; the Air Intelligence, Military Intelligence, General Intelligence, and Political Security, prisoners of…
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