The Syrian Network for Human Rights said it had documented at least 83 attacks carried by regime forces using cluster munitions during the period between January 25 and September 21, 2014. Approximately 49 people, including 16 children and four women, were killed in these attacks that also caused around 250 injuries. The remnants of these munitions has caused the deaths of at least 15 people, including seven children and three…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that it had documented 25 massacres committed by regime forces backed by sectarian militias such as Hezbollah and Abou El Fadl Abbas militias against civilians in September. Over 500 people, including 122 children and 84 women, were killed in these massacres, cited as: Seven in Damascus, six in Aleppo, four in each of Idlib and Deir Ezzor, two in each of Raqqa and…
The exchange rate of the Syrian pound continues to plummet below the US dollar and other major currencies despite the continued pumping of US dollars by Syria’s Central Bank. The US dollar popped above 192 against the Syrian pound on Monday in the Marjah market in Damascus, with experts saying that the collapse of the Syrian pound is as a result of lack of confidence in the Syrian economy, the…
Three members of Deir al-Adas provincial council in Dara’a province died in a car accident while they were carrying out their relief and revolutionary duties. Nizar Mahmoud al-Saadi, the head of the provincial council, died in the accident along with Mahmoud al-Saadi, head of the media and relief office and Ahmed Abu Romiya, head of the financial office. Nizar Mahmoud al-Saadim, born in 1975, was detained by regime forces very…
A number of human rights activists have launched a campaign demanding the release of human rights activist Dr. Faten Rajab from Assad’s jails. The organizers of the campaign appealed to the international community and human rights organizations “to act immediately and vigorously for the release of Faten Rajab, whose imprisonment represents a flagrant violation of all human rights laws.” Faten Rajab, who holds a Masters degree in physics and atomics,…
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