Democracy Now: United Nations: Record 100,000 Fled Syria in August

The United Nations is warning some 100,000 refugees fled Syria last month, the highest monthly total of the 18-month-old conflict so far. The figure accounts for nearly half the total number of refugees registered or awaiting registration with the United Nations. Syrian opposition activists say August was also the deadliest of Syria’s civil war, with an estimated 5,000 people killed.


~ by wheresthemic on September 5, 2012.

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