Stop the Starvation Siege of Syria — Press Conference

Video of a press conference held January 10, 2014 at the United Nations Plaza announcing an International Solidarity Hunger Strike for Syria, a major global campaign to demand the lifting of the starvation sieges of dozens of Syrian towns that are preventing hundreds of thousands of Syrians from eating or getting medical treatment. Among the speakers were Dr. Annie Sparrow, an expert on complex humanitarian emergencies at Mount Sinai Global Health Center, Mohja Kahf of the Syrian Nonviolence Movement, Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch, Dr. Zaher Sahloul of the Syrian American Medical Society, Syrian civil society activist Qusai Zakarya (via Skype from Syria) & Leila Zand of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.