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Time for change: UN Security Council demands humanitarian access across Syria

"This resolution should not have been necessary", UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon told the 15 member states of the UN Security Council on their unanimous adoption of a resolution demanding...

One guarded entrance to the talks

Syrian peace talks: a time for hope?

Things are hotting up in Montreux, on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where Oxfam campaigners are among the hundreds of diplomats, journalists, civil society and solidarity groups gathering for the beginning...

Campaigners at Glastonbury

Today we're handing in 50,000 Love Syria signatures

On 9 October, a 50,000-strong petition will be handed in to the UK government -- with signatures from festival goers from across the country asking for more aid to Syria, and for government to push...

Manchester is asking for peace for Syria

Sitting in the Imperial War Museum North last Wednesday evening, surrounded by exhibits and memorabilia from former world wars I couldn't help but wonder if we were on the brink of another. ...

Liqaa' with her newborn daughter Limar

"Help us to go back to our country, to our life, to our future."

As the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) announces today that the number of registered refugees fleeing Syria has reached 2 million, we bring you some happier news about our friend...

Manchester loves Syria

Oxfam activists Ali Sameer and Carmel Ganner shared their love for Syria in Manchester at the Social Liberal Forum in Manchester. Here is their report of how the LOVE SYRIA campaign was welcomed.  ...

Stand by the families of Syria

People from all walks of life are desperately trying to escape the escalating violence in Syria - violence that's already claimed more than 80,000 lives. Around 5.5 million people have been forced...

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