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Monday 14 May 2018

At least 1,000 children injured in Gaza protests as casualties rise in deadliest day of protests yet

The number of child casualties in Gaza since the protests began more than six weeks ago has now passed 1,000 as scores of injured flooded in following one of the most violent days seen so far, Save the Children warns.

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Friday 11 May 2018

More than 250 children in Gaza shot with live ammunition as protests escalate

Hundreds of children, some as young as eight years old, have been shot by live ammunition in the Gaza protests, an analysis by Save the Children has shown.

Out of more than 500 detailed injuries in children, at least 250 (some 50 percent) were hit with live bullets, according to data collected by the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, which is also being used by the United Nations in its reporting.

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Wednesday 25 April 2018

Brussels Syria donor conference fails to go 'nearly far enough'

Joint NGO reactive: CARE, IRC, Mercy Corps, NRC, Save the Children, Oxfam, Humanity and Inclusion, Action Against Hunger, World Vision


Credit: Ángel Navarrete/Save the Children

 

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Monday 26 March 2018

Three years on: A message from the children of Yemen

“We, the children of Yemen, are struggling to survive. We go to sleep to the sound of warplanes overhead and guns in the street. We wake up to more destruction.

“We are innocent, play no part in this war, and have committed no sins.

“And yet, we are missing out on an education as our schools are being destroyed. We are being denied our most basic rights of health, safety, and life. The longer the war continues, the more children will die.

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