For the period since 2011 in Syria has killed more than 14,700 children. These figures are called Syrian Observatory for human rights, reports Deutsche Welle.

Most of the children were victims of the bombing, the fighting, hundreds died of starvation or disease.

During the war arrested at least 1433 children, of whom 436 were released, according to Human Rights Watch. Human rights defenders also say about torture in prison.

According to UNICEF, since the beginning of the civil war in Syria in March 2011 were born in the country of about 3.7 million children. Now 80% of the children of Syria one way or another felt the war and its consequences.

The country’s more than 2.1 million children cannot go to school, and 700 thousand refugee children on the territory of other countries also do not have access to education.

See also: the Network moved a video with a boy who survived the airstrike

Victims of war in Syria began nearly 15 thousand children – human rights activists 20.08.2016

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