Wednesday, March 14, 2012

French war surgeon speaks of “hell’’ in Syria

The Youtube videos are horrific.
French surgeon Jacques Beres has operated in war zones for 40 years, but he says the carnage in Syria is among the most horrific he has ever witnessed. Beres smuggled himself into the battered Syrian city of Homs for two weeks in February, setting up a makeshift hospital in a home where he operated on 89 wounded in a span of 12 days.
Many were elderly or children. He saved most of them, but nine died on the operating table.
At a meeting of human rights activists Tuesday in Geneva, the 71-year-old Parisian — apparently the only Western doctor to get into Homs — spoke with passion about the bloodshed and the horrific conditions.
The rest over at RPS Newsletter

1 comment:

Robin Edgar said...

Bill it seems that your link to the RPS paqe is a dud. You need to correct the HTML.