An independent human rights group said that 15 massacres took place in Syria in July, seven of which were carried out by the Assad regime and the Iranian terrorist militias. The massacres claimed the lives of 219 people, including 38 children and 30 women. In a new report issued on Wednesday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said the Assad regime forces and their allied Iranian militias committed seven…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it had recorded no fewer than 21 attacks on vital civilian centers in Syria in July. In a new report published on Wednesday, the monitoring group said that the Assad regime was responsible for 52.38 percent of these attacks, while each of the hardline militant groups and the international anti-ISIS coalition forces were responsible for 4.76 percent. The Network said that…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime’s air force has dropped over 3,436 barrel bombs on Syrian civilians since the beginning of 2018. The regime extensively deploys this type of improvised weapon given its cheap cost and massive destructive power during its military campaigns. In a new report issued on Tuesday, the Network said that the majority of these barrel bombs were used in March…
Syrian political cartoonist Ali Ferzat won the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for his revolutionary positions and cartoons criticizing the decades-long tyranny of the Assad regime against the Syrian people. In August 2011, the Assad regime’s security forces beat Ferzat badly in Damascus, breaking both his hands as “a warning” and confiscated his drawings. The first recipient of the prestigious award was the legendary activist Nelson Mandela.…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it has recorded the arrest of 647 people in July, mostly by Assad forces. It said that the Assad regime pursues policies aimed at the intimidation of civilians and denying them their basic rights which were enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Network pointed out that 419 people were detained in areas under the control of the Assad…
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