The United Nations National Assembly adopted a resolution to establish a mechanism investigating the war crimes committed in Syria. The decree was supported by 105 states, opposed by 15, whilst 52 countries abstained from voting. The resolution has set a precedent, being the first time in which a mechanism for investigation in a particular country […]
Hama 1982: A Turning Point and a Model being Replicated
On this same day in 1982, forces of the Syrian regime during the era of Hafiz al-Asad attacked the city of Hama, committing- within 27 days- one of the worst humanitarian terrors witnessed by Syria in the previous century, and in which approximately 30,000 people were killed according to estimations made by the Syrian Human […]
Two years on the Ghouta Massacre: A Crime with no Criminals!
Today marks the second anniversary of the largest massacre in Syria within the last five years, when Zamalka and Ain Tarma in the Eastern Ghouta, and al-Muadamiyyah in the western Ghouta were targeted with missiles loaded with chemical substances, killing 1400 people and leaving hundreds suffering from various levels of suffocation. This massacre took place […]
Naval Mines: A New Weapon of Death
Since the beginning of the popular uprisings which began in Syria in March 2011, the Syrian regime has worked hard to use all possible weapons to quell any opposition. Alongside the use of light weapons, the use of tanks, mortars, gunboats, war planes and helicopters, Scud missiles, poisonous and chemical gases and explosive barrels have […]