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An aerial view shows the Zaatari refugee camp, near the Jordanian city of Mafraq…U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spent about 40 minutes with half a dozen refugees who vented their frustration at the international community’s failure to end Syria’s more than two-year-old civil war, while visiting the camp that holds roughly 115,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan about eight miles from the Syrian border.

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Written by Ed Campbell

July 21, 2013 at 8:00 am

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  1. Although I clicked ‘like’ that is far from accurate – when I see such images I ask myself – just how can we allow such horrors to be/exist in a supposedly “civilized” world? With all of our knowledge, with all of our wealth, with all of our technological marvels, how is it that we have we distanced ourselves so far from our sense of empathy and feelings of compassion for our fellow man? Tragic, shocking, and infuriating…

    dnikias

    July 21, 2013 at 8:16 am

  2. 40 minutes huh? I suggest that where ever a conflict breaks out; the entire United Nations staff be forced to live in the affected area or this camp for instance.
    How fast would they find a solution if it’s their kids dying of Dysentery etc.

    angrymanspeaks

    July 21, 2013 at 11:40 am


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