I’ve seen things that no human being should ever witness. But while we bleed, world leaders respond with meek platitudes
Civilians like me trapped in Idlib in Syria are terrified, fearing it is only a matter of time before their northern enclave becomes the last and most brutal frontline in the crisis. Every day brings a new barrage of bombing, and fresh reports that an attack on the region surrounding Idlib city by government forces is imminent.
Just a few weeks ago, a woman I knew was killed along with her husband and five children in an airstrike. More than 116 other people also died that weekend and 70 others were injured in what was the worst period of bombing and shelling we have seen for some time.
Even as we stare death in the face, I fear that the international community will once again fail to act