A new report by the rights group Lawyers and Doctors for Human Rights (LDHR) highlighted the plight of men and boys in Syria who have experienced sexual violence in the prisons of the Assad regime. Based on findings from over 135 medical reports and 15 individual case studies, the LDHR finds that 87 percent of men in Syria’s jails have reported some form of sexual violence – nearly half of…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that the Assad regime and Russia have killed about 1,000 humanitarian workers over the past eight years and called for the launch of an international investigation into these crimes. In a new report, the Network highlighted the most serious violations against humanitarian workers in Syria over the past eight years. It noted that the regime killed 872 workers, accounting for 78 percent of…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime and its allies are responsible for the death of more than 200,000 people in Syria, noting that the figure could be much higher. In a new report issued on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, the Network gave a rundown of the total number of victims, the violations and attacks amounting to war crimes…
The Deir Ezzor 24 news network published a gruesome video showing militants of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) cold-bloodedly executing a mother and her baby in eastern Deir Ezzor province. It said that it did not publish the entire video because it contained “horrific scenes.” The Network pointed out that the crime took place on the outskirts of the town of Al-Bagouz in Deir Ezzor province, the scene of the…
A local rights group said it has recorded widespread violations against women in Syria throughout the conflict, including murder, detention and torture sexual abuse. It stressed that the Assad regime and its allies are responsible for the overwhelming majority of those violations amounting to war crimes. In a new report issued on Friday on the occasion of the International Women's Day, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that…
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