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21 Oct 2019

Schools targeted in airstrikes in Syria’s besieged Idlib province

Presenter

While the eyes of the world have refocused to the north-eastern part of Syria, in the west, Idlib province is still under attack.

The province is home to remaining rebels and hundreds of thousands of displaced Syrians besieged and attacked from the air by President Assad’s forces and his Russian allies.

Among the displaced are a huge number of children who not only live in fear, but are now having their young lives disrupted by the closure of hundreds of schools.

There is now evidence that far from being safe havens for children to learn, schools are actually being targeted in airstrikes.

The filmmaker is Fadi Al Halabi. Produced by Kamal Kaddourah and Helene Cacace.