SHRC documented the killing of 2012 civilians during the month of August 2014, some of whom were killed by the arbitrary bombing carried out by warplanes and tanks of the Syrian regime, as well as clashes between regime forces, opposition forces and ISIS, in addition to victims of starvation or those who have no access to medical care due to the ongoing siege on the Eastern Ghouta, and those who died under torture in Syrian regime and security cells.
SHRC also documented the killing of 298 children, 163 women, and 251 that died under torture in Syrian regime and security prisons.
The Syrian Capital, Damascus, and its suburbs topped the rest of the provinces with a death toll of 519 civilians killed within August, followed by Aleppo in which 463 were killed, and then Daraa with a death toll of 214 civilians. The total of those killed in Hama were 196, followed by Idlib with 188, then Homs with 184 and Deir Azzour with 115. In Ar-Raqqah, 71 were killed and in Al-Hasakka 22 were killed, whilst seven were recorded to have been killed in Lattakia, six in Al-Quneitra and two in Tartous.