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‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity

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‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity

‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity

839 words
16 December 2016
CAPTIM
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English
© 2016 Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

 

Aleppo has defined 21st century inhumanity and will go down in history as representing the worst of human carnage, just like Halabja, Srebrenica and Rwanda. There are no angels, no victors, only death and decimation.

Eastern Aleppo is reminiscent of Warsaw or Stalingrad at the end of World War II. The fact that scores of people can be cordoned off in homes and burnt alive reminds us of Rwanda.

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