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…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:23

UNRWA: 60% of Palestinian Syrians Displaced

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said on Monday that 60% of Palestinian refugees in Syria have either been displaced internally or “become refugees a second time over” in neighboring countries since the conflict began. Krähenbühl, who spoke at the UNRWA Advisory Commission Meeting in Jordan Monday, said that between 16,000 and 18,000 Palestinians are “still trapped, living in hunger, cold and constant fear” in the Yarmouk camp in southern Damascus, besieged…
Syrian students participated in the "Golden Age of the Islamic Civilization" art gallery which opened today in Al Fatih district in Istanbul. They presented miniatures that portray the achievements of Islamic civilization in the form of models. The Mayor of Fatih Municipality Mustafa Demir said in the opening speech that the importance of the art gallery lies in the fact that Islamic civilization goes beyond the Muslim world as it…
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