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24 European Union States Have Now Committed to Protect Education

(New York, April 4, 2020) –  The Government of Estonia has endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, becoming the 103rd country to commit to safeguarding education during armed conflict, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) today.

Over Half of African Union Member States Have Now Committed to Protect Education

 

The Education Cluster is alarmed over reports of the death of a student and three teachers after 10 schools were attacked in a single day in North West Syria yesterday.

Idlib, Syria: Casualties as ten schools hit in one day during intense shelling

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it has begun judicial proceedings against military personnel suspected of violating international humanitarian law.

Spokesman Col Turki al-Maliki said judgements in the unspecified cases would be announced once reached.

UN experts have said the coalition may be responsible for war crimes.

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