Deliver aid to Syria even without government consent, lawyers urge UN

By Astrid Zweynert | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:57 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of prominent lawyers and academics has urged the United Nations to deliver aid to Syria even without the government’s consent.

In a letter the 35 experts say permission to deliver aid is being arbitrarily withheld even though a U.N. resolution adopted in February called for all sides to the conflict to allow unrestricted humanitarian access.


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