Lina’s family has suffered death, hunger, homelessness and been deprived of basic necessities because of Syria’s civil war. They live in Eastern Ghouta, an area that had endured “the longest running siege in modern history”, the UN said in a recent report. In April 2013, pro-government forces encircled what was then a militant-controlled area bordering Damascus, the capital ...
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