UN ‘too cautious’ on Syria

The UN should deliver aid into Syria with or without the government's consent, a group of prominent lawyers and academics say in an open letter. The letter, signed by 35 legal experts, says permission for aid is being arbitrarily withheld. Professor John Dugard, a former member of UN International Law Commission, is one of the signatories.

(Photo: Women prepare food to be distributed to residents at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, south of Damascus. Credit: REUTERS/Rame Alsayed)

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