Turkish offensive in Syria: A worsening humanitarian crisis

published 1 month ago by France 24

This week, we focus on the Turkish incursion in north-eastern Syria. The heavy fighting continues, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying the offensive aims to remove the Kurdish-led forces from the border area. As ever, it's local civilians who are caught in the crossfire. Many of them are fleeing their war-torn country by car and on foot, with just a few possessions on their backs. Save the Children, meanwhile, has been warning of a mass displacement of children. We speak to Joëlle Bassoul, the NGO's Middle East and Eastern Europe media manager.

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