Aleppo, the city that has survived two years of Assad’s barrel bombs, is now being brought to its knees by thirst. But this time, the direct culprit is not the regime.
Activists have pointed the finger at radical Islamist opposition militias, specifically al-Nusra Front—an al-Qaeda-linked group that has attempted to impose its own Islamic interpretation on Syrians under the guise of the revolution— that are in control of Aleppo’s main water pumping station. They are accused of refusing to allow water to be pumped to the city as a way of putting pressure on regime-controlled areas with utter disregard to the unfolding humanitarian disaster in the town.
Ramia did not rejoice when universities were inaugurated, because she would not put effort into obtaining a degree only to have this effort gone down the drain, with no official recognition of any of the degrees offered by public universities in Idlib.
National and international NGOs – and national and international community – have totally failed in finding the solution for former Yugoslavia. One of the reasons is that after the war the international community made the devil’s pact with well-known war criminals.