The Assad regime and Russian forces continue to commit violations against journalists and media activists across Syria as part of the ongoing bombing campaign against towns and villages in the ‘de-escalation zone’ in northwestern Syria. The bombardment is killing children and women as well as causing massive destruction to medical facilities. Photographer Anas Diab who works with the Syrian Civil Defense Corps, also known as the White Helmets, was killed…
An upsurge in aerial bombardment by the Assad regime and Russian air forces on the town of Jisr al-Shughour in rural Idlib has caused a mass exodus of civilians towards the border with Turkey in the past 48 hours. According to local activists, the intensified aerial bombardment has killed and injured dozens of the town’s residents and caused massive destruction to property, noting that at least 35,000 civilians have fled…
The Assad regime came at the top of the list of those responsible for the death of journalists in 2019, with the Russian forces coming second on the list, according a report by the Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms of the Association of Syrian Journalists. The report, which was issued Saturday, tracked the violations against media workers in Syria in the first half of 2019. The report listed 46 violations…
The local council in the town of Al-Bab in northern rural Aleppo organized an event to demonstrate support for the rebel fighters in the areas being bombed by the Assad regime and Russian forces in northwestern Syria. The event brought together symbols of the revolution as well as representatives of the rebel groups and civil society organizations.The event was held under the title "Popular Festival to Support the Rebel Fighters…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the International Commission of Inquiry and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights are responsible for identifying perpetrators of attacks on healthcare facilities in Syria. It called on the United Nations to also identify the centers targeted in several areas across Syria. In a report issued on Thursday, the Network said that the Assad regime and Russian forces…
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