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In Damascus, starvation claims Palestinian refugees

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In Damascus, starvation claims Palestinian refugees

As siege on Yarmouk camp enters eighth month, its poorest residents run out of food; sides mull letting in aid ahead of talks

BY AP AND AVI ISSACHAROFF, timesofisrael.com, Jan. 14, 2014
See also: Syria Murdering Palestinians by Starvation – Hussein Ibish (Now Lebanon)
(Daily Alert)
    The population of the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria was 250,000 three years ago. It has now shrunk to 18,000 famished and shivering souls.
    Last weekend, at least 41 Palestinians died as a result of food and medicine shortages, and their numbers grow daily. Rights groups said that 8 more Palestinians died on Tuesday.
    The international community and the Arab world have done virtually nothing in response. 
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