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Syria: Health crisis: Syrian government targets the wounded and health workers

The Syrian authorities have been blocking and manipulating access to health care for people wounded during the unrest that has swept across the country since mid-March 2011, putting many lives at risk. The patterns of abuse recorded in this report show how the authorities are preventing health care professionals from treating those wounded freely and without fear. Such actions flagrantly violate Syria's obligations under international human rights law. MDE 24/059/2011