Syrian babies receive treatment for a suspected chemical attack at a clinic in the Eastern Ghouta region. (AFP)
A Syrian child stands behind a barrel at the Ash’ari camp for the displaced in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area outside the capital Damascus on October 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Amer ALMOHIBANY
Bashar al-Assad’s attacks in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta left large numbers of kids aged between 6 months and 5 years in a very poor state of health suffering with malnutrition, scabies, diarrhoea and respiratory infections.