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In a new precedent, two #Syrian documentary films, @forsamafilm and #TheCave, have been nominated for Best Documentary Feature in the 92nd #AcademyAwards.

More in our latest blog, “A Tale of two Hospitals.”…

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@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance .@forsamafilm and #TheCave tell a hauntingly similar story of health care under systematic attack by #Syrian government forces and their allies. Learn about the years-long illegal attacks on medical personnel and hospitals in our interactive page:…
@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance Dr.@AmaniBallour and her colleagues operated #TheCave Hospital, an underground facility in Eastern Ghouta. Our case study details an attack on #TheCave in which 4 hospital staff members were killed– 2 nurses, an admin manager, and an ambulance driver.… Image
@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance @AmaniBallour Dr. @AmaniBallour survived to tell a story of resilience:

“We were hit countless times, we even stopped counting the small hits because those became a normal part of our lives – the building would shake, we would pause for few minutes, and then resume our work.” Image
@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance @AmaniBallour Filming between 2011-2016, @waadalkateab captures the suffering of the Syrian people. Waad's husband, Dr. @Hamza_Alkateab, worked in al-Quds Hospital to treat those wounded by airstrikes. At one point, al-Quds was the last hospital standing in Aleppo:… Image
@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance @AmaniBallour @waadalkateab @Hamza_Alkateab Intentionally targeting hospitals is a war crime.

PHR Director of Policy @susannahsirkin recently highlighted the dire humanitarian situation during her keynote speech at the @sams_usa gala.

@forsamafilm @TheSyriaCmpgn @sams_usa @AmnestyUK @Crisis_Action @SafeguardingHC @MedGlobalOrg @intrfthalliance @AmaniBallour @waadalkateab @Hamza_Alkateab @susannahsirkin As the fighting in #Syria enters its ninth year, we hope @forsamafilm and #TheCave will remind the world of the terrible human cost of the conflict and spur meaningful action to end these horrors. #StopBombingHospitals #Oscars2020…
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