The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented that 11 opposition-held districts in Aleppo came under shelling by 23 cluster bombs since the beginning of 2014. The investigation conducted by a team of the Network has shown that "almost all targeted areas are densely populated and there is no concrete evidence of the presence of FSA fighters. The Network also said that the cluster bomblets were scattered among civilian homes, schools…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented that 176 detainees were tortured to death in the prisons of the Assad regime in March, including two children, two women, a doctor and a nurse. The Network said in its report that all victims were detained without charges and without knowing the reasons for their arrest. Among the victims is the lawyer Ma'an Ghonaimi, who has been detained for 10 months in…
Interim Prime Minister Ahmad Tomeh attended the consultative meeting held representatives from Dara'a province on April, 4, 2014 in Istanbul. Tomeh was briefed about to the needs of the people of Dara'a and pledged to meet them and increase support for the province. Dara’as rebels announced during the meeting that they had handed over the management of the recently captured grain silos to the Syrian interim government. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
A leaked document submitted to Major General Ali Mamlouk, head of the National Security Office of the Assad regime, and signed by Colonel Haider Haider, head of the security committee in the town of Nubbul in Aleppo province, contains information about coordination between the Assad regime and extremist armed groups, especially Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS). The document, published by Al Sharq al-Awsat on April 4, 2014, confirms…
Mariam Al Sharif (Um Ismael), a female fighter in the FSA, was killed during clashes with regime forces north of Hama on April 3, 2014. Um Ismael lost two brothers who were killed fighting regime forces. Muhannad al-Mohammad, Sham News' reporter, said that Um Ismael used to fight with the rebels on the frontlines, and that she would make them food, bread and encourage them and raised their morale. She…
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