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Syrian artists call for end to barrel bombs

Graffiti artists in the embattled nation are hitting the streets with a new message.

Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 11:26
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Barrel bombs have left devastation across dozens of blast sites in the ancient city of Aleppo, according to Human Rights Watch.

The weapons were the target of a UN resolution in February which called for an end to their use - but hundreds of people have died in attacks since.

Now a group of graffiti artists is hitting the streets with its own explosive campaign - and there isn't a bomb in sight.

Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.

 

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