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James Denselow
Head of Conflict Team / Middle East Analyst / Fellow / Lived & worked in &
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James Denselow 4h
British army 'leaning on' recruiting child soldiers - ⁦
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James Denselow 15h
⁦.⁩ - “We will push for more children to leave Syria. These are mostly young children ... they cannot be made responsible for the actions of their parents and we want to do something to help” 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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Caroline Anning Aug 21
Almost 600,000 people now forced to flee the fighting in NW Syria - camps and services in Idlib completely overwhelmed. Major humanitarian crisis unfolding with little attention
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James Denselow 21h
Germany works with Kurdish authorities to repatriate German children from Syria - still no news from the UK in helping repatriate British children
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James Denselow Aug 20
Eight in ten Syrians are now living in poverty, making less than $3.10 a day per person
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James Denselow Aug 19
Brilliant - How a group of Syrian residents assembled a secret library
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James Denselow Aug 18
A young face scarred by war: The impact of a Syrian air strike one year on
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James Denselow Aug 18
Ellwood is right - but the fact that Britain is making glacial progress rescuing British children from Syria demonstrates how low of a priority this issue is for the Government
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ICRC Syria Aug 16
Noor is only 5 years old and has the responsibility of fetching water because her mother is unable to move. Today it's 47 degrees in Al Hol camp. Two-thirds of the camp population are children; many are struggling to cope with the heat
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James Denselow Aug 14
By 2020 88.6% of Lebanon’s population will live in urban areas -
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The Syria Campaign Aug 14
Replying to @TheSyriaCmpgn
Local activists also report that the regime has used flechette shells against its own people. The weapons fire out metal darts, seen here embedded in a child’s hand
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James Denselow Aug 14
Twelve years ago today four coordinated suicide bomb attacks detonated in the Yazidi communities of Qahtaniya and Jazeera, Iraq, killing an estimated 796 people and wounding 1,562 others
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James Denselow Aug 13
“If these children are not returned to their country, rehabilitated and reintegrated into their communities, they will all become future terrorists” 😢
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Louisa Loveluck Aug 13
Update: According to , 292 children under 5 had died in al-Hol by the middle of last month. Main causes of death were severe malnutrition with complications, dehydration and pneumonia. More from my colleague :
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James Denselow Aug 12
Syria - Psychological distress suffered by children will have a profound and long-lasting impact on their future prospects, for years to come
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James Denselow Aug 12
R.I.P Mohammad Thaer Qal`aji - orphaned by a Russian airstrike in 2016 - killed by an airstrike in Idlib yesterday
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James Denselow Aug 12
We mark the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions against the backdrop of record levels of Grave Violations against children - 1 in 5 of whom globally live in parts of the world affected by conflict
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James Denselow Aug 12
Children of irresponsible parents abandoned by an irresponsible State
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James Denselow Aug 12
An abrogation of responsibility - decision could be also framed as UK decide de facto Kurdish authorities in NE Syria should be responsible for British children there
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Louisa Loveluck Aug 11
UK decides that children born to British parents in the ISIS caliphate will not be allowed back to the UK. It’s unclear how many are languishing in Syria & Iraq because the UK gov has chosen not to send representatives to check, citing security concerns.
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