September 2017 witnessed a sharp increase in attacks on the medical and relief sector in Syria. The main reason for this increase was the Russian onslaught on Idlib, which began on 19/9/2017. The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) documented the targeting of nine hospitals and medical points, six of which were in Idlib, two in […]
Medical and Relief Sectors Targeted throughout July
July witnessed a sharp rise in the targeting of both the medical and relief sectors, with SHRC documenting the targeting of 24 hospitals and medical centres throughout the month- the highest average to be recorded in 2016 so far. The attacks were concentrated in the province of Aleppo, in which 15 of these hospitals were […]
Nurse Kidnapped, Tortured and Killed in Aleppo
On Wednesday morning, an armed group kidnapped the nurse Khalid Eskief, who works in the Daqqaq hospital in the al-Sha’aar district of Aleppo which falls under the control of the armed opposition, returning him seven hours later with signs of torture through the use of electricity and sharp tools visible on his body. He died […]
Russian War Planes Destroy Hospital in Andan
Russian war planes targeted the Andan al-Khairi hospital in the city of Andan (rural Aleppo), killing the nurse Abdul Rahman Abeed who is a voluntary member of staff at the hospital. Ten others were also injured, in addition to large material damage caused to the hospital, putting a stop to its services.