A child rests inside a pushchair filled with cartons collected to use for heating in the town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria
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Syrians under siege in civil war

Syria's civil war between government forces and militants rebels has led to 400,000 people living under siege, according to the United Nations.

All the warring sides are responsible for trying to starve civilians to achieve their objectives.

We examine where sieges are taking place.

Images from Reuters, AP, AFP

Civilians under siege in Syria

  • 15 Jan 2016
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