Monday, 24 November 2014 10:08

Partnership Between Local Councils Organized

A program aimed at boosting partnership between local councils and civil society organizations began yesterday in the Turkish city of Gaziantep in collaboration between the Ministry of Local Administration and several civilian organizations. The program included a workshop aimed at highlighting the role of civil society organization in the development of local communities, and discussed a number of Arab and international experiences related to the situation in Syria. The main…
In a report entitled “Syrian Children, the Lost Dream” the Syrian Network for Human Rights said that it had documented 17,268 children killed at the hands of Assad's forces since March 2011. The deaths include 518 children were killed by sniper fire, and 95 who died under torture, while the number of detainees exceeds 9,500 in addition to more than 1,600 children who forcibly disappeared. The report pointed out that…
A delegation from the Assyrian Network for Human Rights said it would be participating in the annual session of the Forum on Minority Issues on 24 and 25 November in Geneva. Over 500 participants, including international specialists on minority issues and representatives from States and minority communities from all regions, will gather in Geneva to discuss existing measures and seek new initiatives to prevent and respond to violence and atrocity…
Activists said that nine civilians, including four children, were killed and dozens wounded in barrel bomb attacks on the town of Al Harra in rural Dara’a. Mohammed Qaddah, vice president of the Syrian Coalition, described last month the regime forces’ barbaric bombardment of the town of Al Harra in rural Dara’a as a "vengeful retaliation to the fall of the town to rebels who inflicted heavy losses on regime forces…
The Information Minister in the government of the Assad regime issued a decree to dismiss 101 workers at the General Organization for Radio and Television for advocating the demands of the Syrian people. The dismissed staffers include reporters, journalists, editors, directors, and photographers. The Ministry also circulated the names of the dismissed workers on all the regime’s institutions and forbade communication with them under pain of punishment. The Syrian Coalition…
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