Syrian Observatory Says War Has Killed More Than Half a Million

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(Worthy News) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based war monitor, said on Monday about 511,000 people had been killed in the Syrian war since it began seven years ago.

The Observatory, which tracks death tolls using a network of contacts inside Syria, said it had identified more than 350,000 of those killed, and the remainder were cases where it knew deaths had occurred but did not know the victims' names.

The conflict began after mass protests on March 15 2011, dragging in regional and global powers and forcing millions of people - more than half the pre-war population - to flee their homes. [ Source: US News and World Report (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Syrian Observatory Says War Has Killed More Than Half a Million”

  1. Because?

    That is the question. Why is Syria doing this? Why are so many super-powers (ie Russia and the USA) working this war also?

    What's the point? Why have over 1/2 million lives (not to mention those whose bodies are now permanently damaged) been sacrificed on an "altar" to Assad?

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