Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

Panelists from a variety of perspectives talked about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. They discussed the challenges in gaining… read more

Panelists from a variety of perspectives talked about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. They discussed the challenges in gaining access to the country and refugees. United Nations and grassroots humanitarian efforts, Syria’s neighboring countries, and similar crises in Rwanda and Bosnia.

The program began with a short video of a bomb going off in Syria, two other YouTube videos. and a photograph of a destroyed Syrian neighborhood. Images from the videos might be disturbing to some viewers.

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Program ID:
317406-5
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Forum
Location:
Davos, Switzerland
First Aired:
Feb 3, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2014

Airing Details

  • Feb 03, 2014 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 03, 2014 | 10:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2014 | 3:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2014 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 2