A civilian was killed and many others were wounded, including a child, in airstrikes by the Assad regime air force on the southern rural Idlib in the early morning hours of Saturday. Local activists pointed out that Assad regime jets fired vacuum bombs on the farmlands surrounding the village of Arab Said in western rural Idlib. Helicopters belonging to the Assad regime also dropped barrel bombs on the town of…
Thousands of documents found in abandoned Assad regime offices during the country's war revealed the reach of Bashar al-Assad's shadowy security agencies that sought to eliminate dissent at all costs, according to a rights report. The documents were the basis of a report released Tuesday by the Washington-based Syria Justice and Accountability Center, which hopes they can eventually help in the prosecution of perpetrators of war crimes. Titled “Walls Have…
The local newspaper al-Jisr published the results of investigation revealing for first time the atrocities that the militia of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) committed against civilians, including women and children, during the final assault on the town of al-Bagouz, ISIS’s last stronghold in eastern Syria. The newspaper said that concrete video evidence indicated that the PYD militia committed two massacres in the town last March. The first massacre was…
Amnesty International condemned attacks by the Assad regime forces on hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the provinces of Idlib and Hama, stressing that attacks targeting the civilian population constituted crimes against humanity. “Bombing hospitals carrying out their medical functions is a war crime. These latest attacks have eliminated vital lifelines for civilians in desperate need of medical care,” Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty International’s Middle East Research Director said in a…
The fierce bombing campaign being launched by the Assad regime and Russian forces on rural Idlib and Hama have destroyed most of the medical centers in the region. The bombings campaign have also left hundreds dead and injured as well as forced hundreds of thousands of people towards the Turkish border. The Free Directorate of Health in Hama on Monday said that 90 medical facilities were suspending their activities a…
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