Regime forces targeted a gathering of civilians in the village of Deir Qanoon close to Wadi Bardah in western rural Damascus with artillery shells, killing 12 people. The bombing also targeted “Reem Hall” which acted as a shelter for the displaced. The bombing came from an artillery tank situated in the village of Kfeir al-Zeit.
Russian war planes targeted the popular and primary market of Sarmeen city (rural Idlib) wth two missiles, killing nine people and injuring several others. Three children and one woman were found among the victims. Victims identified include: Jamila Haffar Jamal al-Deen (from Daraya) Hussein Jamal al-Deen (from Daraya) Salih Habbab Tariq Majid Samood (child) Abdul […]
War planes believed to be Russian targeted the town of Kafrnaha (rural Aleppo) with parachute bombs, killing 13 people and injuring several others. The victims were mostly children and women, and were all members of the same family.
Regime forces targeted a civilian gathering in the al-Ma’adi district of Aleppo city at Wednesday dawn with artillery bombing, killing six people and injuring ten others.
Friday saw the complete removal of fighters and civilians from the city of Daraya in rural Damascus, leaving the city empty of residents for the first time in its history. This evacuation was based on an agreement which took place between fighters and the Syrian regime, under the care of the Red Cross. According to […]
Five people from the same family were killed, and six others- all children- were injured in bombing which targeted the Tareeq al-Bab district of Aleppo. Civil defence officers managed to rescue a child from the family which was targeted. He was the sole survivor from that family. The victims are: Abdul Salam Kareem (50 years), his […]
On 15/3/2011, civilian protests erupted in a number of Syrian cities, rapidly spreading to other cities, before transforming into military clashes which took place in parallel with the protests, consequently increasing the level of violence witnessed in the country. This report compiled by SHRC, documents the most prominent of violations witnessed in Syria over the […]
The American congress overwhelmingly agreed on a resolution which condemns the Syrian regime’s use of violence against civilians. The resolution, agreed upon on Monday evening, also calls upon the government of the United States and its allies to work towards an end to these acts of violence. The resolution urges the US government to seek […]
The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria has released its eleventh report on human rights in Syria and the violations taking place there. In its report, the commission said that Syria continued to witness flagrant violations of human rights and international humanitarian law unabated, and that these violations were aggravating due to blatant impunity […]
The Independent International Committee of Inquiry on Syria has published a specialised report concerning acts of mass killing which detainees of the Syrian regime are subjected to, amounting to “extermination” – as it called it- of the civilian population, which is a crime against humanity. The inquiry commission, which works for the UN, called on […]