Aleppans caught in conflict face dire plight

Al Jazeera visits one of many families living in squalor and desperation in city besieged by government forces.

    More than 400,000 Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries to escape their government's violent crackdown on a 20-month uprising.

    But many other civilians who could not flee the regime's bombardments of residential areas are now facing a severe plight. 

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons travelled to the Myasar district of Aleppo to spend a day with a family living in squalor and desperation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    The consequences of a nuclear war would extend far beyond the blast itself, killing millions of people across the globe.

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    K-pop fans are using the same social media tactics they employ to support music stars for social justice activism.

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    What will the maps of Palestine and Israel look like if Israel illegally annexes the Jordan Valley on July 1?