Middle East

Palestinians die from hunger, medical shortages in Yarmouk

Palestinians demonstrate in front of the offices of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in Ramallah to protest the death of Palestinians in the Yarmuk refugee camp in Syria, from malnutrition, demanding Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas intervene on January 4, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 11, 2014, on page 10.




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