Civil defense volunteers in Aleppo and Idlib provinces held sit-in protests on Tuesday to condemn the repeated attacks by the Assad regime and Russia on the civil defense centers. Protestors called on United Nations to hold accountable those responsible for the direct targeting of civilians, public markets and vital civilian centers. Local residents participated in the protests that took place in several villages and towns in Idlib and Aleppo provinces,…
The emergency response coordinators in northern Syria said that reaching an agreement to maintain calm in Idlib province, home to more than four million people, will usher a new phase of stability in the region. They said that achieving stability in Idlib would require serious internal and international efforts. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the emergency response coordinators, a volunteer aid group, called on Western countries and the international…
Health workers operating in Syria’s north on Sunday organized a sit-in protest to condemn the Assad regime and Russia’s targeting of hospitals and healthcare facilities in rural Aleppo. Medical workers operating in the town of Atareb, west of Aleppo, held signs that read “safety of medical workers is the responsibility of everyone, "no to attacks on healthcare centers.” In Idlib province, nearly 500 doctors and nurses rallied in the town…
Local activists warned Syrians not to “fall again in the trap of Assad and Russia’s false promises" of granting amnesty to those who agree to enter into settlements or so-called reconciliation agreements. The Syrian Coalition repeatedly expressed its outright rejection of these agreements which were reached under Russian guarantees for the safety of those who agree to them as all were imposed on Syrians under the force of arms. Activists…
Local activists said that the Assad regime’s security forces were cracking down on all those who previously worked with humanitarian and service institutions in the liberated areas despite Russian pledges to protect those who agreed to enter into settlement agreements with the regime. Activists in northern rural Homs said that Assad regime forces on Thursday raided houses of former elements of the Syrian Civil Defense and rounded up 11 volunteers.…
Home Media Center Local News