The Syrian Regime has announced the killing of Brigadier-General Isaam Zahr al-Deen in Hawijat al-Sakr, Dayr Az-Zour, by a land-mine explosion. Zahr al-Deen is among the most prominent militia leaders produced by the Syrian army, who enjoyed powers outside of the military establishment alongside immediate supervision from the presidential palace. He formed his own special […]
The Brigadier Isaam Zahr al-Deen, one of the prominent leaders of the Syrian army, has posted pictures of himself posing with cut up human limbs on his facebook page, saying that they belong to members of ISIS from Deir Azzour. The cut up and hung limbs reveal that Zahr al-Deen and his fighters cut up […]
Russian war planes targeted a residential area in Khan Sheikhoon, rural Idlib, killing two people so far, and injuring five others. Following the air strike, the Syrian army fired a number of artillery shells on the area, causing great destruction to the buildings.
Tha’ir Makhlouf, a child from the besieged al-Wa’ar district of Homs, was killed today by a sniper of the Syrian regime in al-Basateen, Homs.
Civilian districts loyal to the regime of Bashar Al-Asad in Homs have been subjected to bombings in the past two years; a matter which the Syrian regime’s security and media have blamed on the armed opposition. However, developments of this position in the past few weeks have clearly indicated that groups loyal to the regime […]
On 21/4/2013, Syrian army forces accompanied by Iraqi and Lebanese militias raided Jdaidat Artooz al-Fadl- a town situated in the Qatna area of rural Damascus- committing a massacre against families through the use of white and small weapons at close range. Five hundred and sixty six civilians were killed, the majority of them women and […]
In 2012, Amnesty International published the testimonials of the survivors of the Hama massacre, perpetrated by the Syrian Army in 2012. On the 33th anniversary of the massacre, SHRC re-publishes these testimonials as a reminder of what took place. *** The Syrian military assault on Homs is now in its fourth week with no sign […]
On the 2/2/1982, forces of the Syrian army began targeting the city of Hama, in an attack which lasted 27 days and included a continuous series of massacres on different districts of the city, leading to the killing of approximately 30,000 civilians according to SHRC’s calculations, among them around 10,000 whose fate has not yet […]
Following one day of control of the city of al-Quneitra by groups loyal to the Syrian regime, armed groups thought to belong to Al-Nusra kidnapped and detained 43 Fijian soldiers from the peace-keeping forces at the Golan Heights, as well as besieging 81 Philippine soldiers from the same forces at the Quneitra border crossing- the […]
Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, persistent reports have documented the looting of household possessions by regime forces. This takes place particularly in areas in which the original population has been displaced and in which burglary operations seem to be carried out in a systematic and organised manner, appearing to be a formal approval […]