Monthly Report on the victims of Human Rights Violations in Syria: October 2023
The Syrian Human Rights Committee documented the killing of (169) individuals in Syria during the month of October 2023. Among them were (39) children, (42) women, and (1) person who died under torture.
The Syrian regime forces were responsible for the death of (48) people, while the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were responsible for the death of (12) individuals. Russian airstrikes were responsible for the death of (6) people, and opposition factions were responsible for the death of only one person. The party responsible for the massacre at the Military College in Homs, in which (54) civilians lost their lives during a military graduation ceremony, has not been determined.
SHRC documented the assassination of (26) individuals by unknown perpetrators, (4) people killed by explosive devices, and one person killed due to landmine explosions.
Homs province had the highest number of victims among all provinces, with (54) individuals, followed by Idlib province with (49) people. Daraa and Deir Deir ez-Zor provinces each had (20) casualties.
The total number of casualties in Aleppo province was (15), (9) individuals in Hama province, and one person in each of Raqqa and Suwayda provinces.