Syria re-elects Assad as civil war continues

June 5, 2014

(Photo/Zaher Sahloul)
A doctor examines the damage from a barrel bomb in a Syrian hospital in Aleppo.

In the midst of civil war, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad was reelected in an election widely condemned by Western governments. Dr Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society, tells us whether he thinks the election will impact the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.