The Muslim Aid Workers in Syria no Longer Welcomed Home

“As a result of Western intransigence, Syria is in urgent need of selfless individuals such as Sharif and Bridgeman, who out of a sense of religious duty have risked all to help others. But the combination of Islamophobia and hyper-counterterrorism legislation serves to not only punish those who are willing to run into a burning building, but also undermines the very democratic values we aim to protect.”

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CROSSPOST: CJ Werleman

Aleppo is now ground zero in the fight between Syria’s Russian-backed Assad regime and the kaleidoscope of factions that comprise the rebel insurgency in the country.

At the time of writing, pro-Syrian forces have surrounded the eastern side of the city, where at least 300,000 inhabitants remain, almost certain to face a similar fate to the tens of thousands who were starved, bombed and exhausted to death in Homs a year or two earlier.

Doctors besieged in the city describe “horrifying conditions”. According to some accounts, less than 30 doctors and medical staff remain in a city that requires hundreds more. Other reports describe doctors working around the clock, surviving on one to two hours of sleep and only a handful of dried dates.

Since the civil war began five years ago, more than 700 medical personnel have been killed, while Russian-Assad air strikes were carried…

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