Agence France-PresseMarch 11, 2014 09:03
Some survive by eating animal feed, others are reduced to living off vegetable peel. The human degradation in Syria, notably in areas besieged by the army, has reached levels unimaginable three years ago.
Since the protests against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011 descended into a bloody civil war, images of Syrian civilians suffering have become commonplace.
Areas such as Yarmuk, Eastern Ghouta and Homs city have become synonymous with dire living conditions and shortages of basic goods, after regime forces besieged them.