Sixty-one civilians were killed in Syria on Saturday 20/9/2014, among them four children, two women, a civilian killed under torture, and five at the hands of ISIS. In Damascus and its suburbs, 25 were killed, among them a civilian that died in clashes with regime forces in the Eastern Ghouta, as well as five that […]
Crowded Bakery Targeted in Ar-Raqqah Massacre
At least 50 civilians were killed in airstrikes launched by Syrian regime warplanes on the city of Ar-Raqqah today. These strikes came as part of a campaign the Syrian regime began almost two weeks ago, following a year of silence from the regime after ISIS had controlled the area. The city was subjected to at […]
Violations at Checkpoints in Homs
The “Girls for Peace” group in Homs has issued a report on the regime and Syrian security checkpoints in Homs, and the violations faced by civilians at these checkpoints on a daily basis. The report also discussed the crimes of arbitrary detention and sniper shots carried out by snipers across the city, particularly those in […]
Aleppo: the Destruction of a city under the Auspices of the International Community
The city of Aleppo has been subjected to continuous and routine attacks since August 2012, transforming large neighbourhoods of the city into concrete dumps, and causing over a million inhabitants to flee. According to the last government census in 2012, 4.6 million civilians live in Aleppo and its rural areas, making it the province with […]
Ten victims killed in a series of direct targeting on Old Homs.
The city of Homs witnessed intensive mortar shelling today, under the policy of the Syrian regime in targeting the old city continuously since about a year and a half. The mortar shelling on Old Homs today has lead to the killing of ten civilians, their names can be found in the Arabic section.
Evacuation of Civilians from Homs: the Siege achieves its aims under the auspices of the UN!
The International Community’s dealing with the crime of the siege of Homs has set a negative precedent through its dealing with its results, and not looking at the crime of the siege itself and its perpetrators. In fact, the international community not only ignored the siege for a year and a half, but helped empty […]
HRW : The Dark Stories Children Tell in Syria
“Nearly three years ago, when I first traveled to Syria to interview children about the worsening events in their country, they all had a story to tell. Those stories were awful—16-year-olds detained and tortured in dark government cells , and boys who sustained serious bullet wounds in anti-government protests. But these days, children with just […]
7 Children killed by Syrian forces near the Capital
Forces loyal to President Assad kill seven children during fighting for the town of Nabek near Damascus, activists say. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have killed seven children during fighting for the town of Nabek, north of the capital Damascus, activists said. The fighting in Nabek pits Assad’s army and allied militia against […]
Syria: Aid to Besieged Areas Being Blocked
Syrian government and some opposition forces are preventing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of civilians in areas under siege in Syria. Local activists and residents in the Damascus countryside and Homs told Human Rights Watch in phone interviews that people are suffering from an increasingly severe shortage of food and that […]
Daily Report on Violations of Human Rights in Syria: 30/11/2013
One hundred and twenty-six civilians were killed in Syria on Saturday 30/11/2013, among them 19 women and 14 children. Close to half those killed were from Aleppo in which 61 were killed, among them 26 (including 9 women and one child) that were killed in shelling with explosive barrels on the city of al-Bab in […]