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The Airstrike on an Aleppo Hospital Is a Wake-Up Call for the UN. It Must Act Now.

May 2, 2016

(The Guardian) – What we are witnessing is a sustained assault on, and massive disregard for, the provision of healthcare during times of conflict. Under international humanitarian law and principles, health workers must be able to provide medical care to all sick and wounded regardless of political or other affiliation, whether they are a combatant or not. And under no circumstances should they be punished for providing medical care which is in line with medical ethics. The doctor of your enemy is not your enemy.

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