Death in Syria counted

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

It is estimated that over 200,000 people have been killed during the Syrian civil war. That’s a lot of lives. Lives. In a striking representation by the New York Times, a dot represents each life lost.

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