Syrian National Coalition – Syria
Department of Media and Communications
September 23, 2019
The Syrian National Coalition deplores what has befallen a Syrian family in Lebanon. The family, having lost their child, were subjected to painful, emotional abuse as they were forced to face an unreasonable level of inhumanity when official authorities ordered them to exhume the body of their child.
This incident, along with many other attitudes and measures against Syrian refugees in Lebanon, are reprehensible and unacceptable and often amount to racism.
Those who are behind such acts and abuses certainly do not represent the Lebanese people. However, such actions and ideas will have cumulative effects and serious repercussions. This incident will not be the last unless the official authorities shoulder their responsibilities and hold those responsible to account.
The Syrian National Coalition condemns this incident as it expresses its appreciation for the initiatives of the Lebanese brothers in response to this incident. It also expresses its appreciation for all the human, ethical voices that condemned this incident as it hopes that this positive spirit will expand in a way befitting the Lebanese and Syrian peoples as well as their historical and future relations.
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