The interim Ministry of Health condemns the regime forces’ bombing yesterday of Al Taqwa Hospital in the district of Al Hajar al-Aswad in Damascus, noting that the air raid on the hospital led to massive destruction, forcing the administration to shut it down and refrain from receiving any more injuries. Many civilians, including nurses and doctors, were killed or injured in the attack. Adnan Hazzouri, interim Minister of Health said…
The Assad regime has imposed a travel ban on the men aged between 18 and 42 years, and decreed that those who want to travel abroad must acquire the consent of the Division of Recruitment. The decision excludes those who paid exemption money or were exempted for other reasons. The Assad regime has re-activated the decision through the legislative decree No. 104 for 2011 regarding general mobilization, which was decreed…
Dozens of organizations in a joint statement on Friday demanded the immediate release of three prominent Syrian rights activists including journalist Mazen Darwish, who have been held since February 2012. "The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish" and his colleagues Hussein Ghreir and Hani Zaitani, said the statement signed by 79 groups including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Reporters Without…
The interim Ministry of Communications, Transportation and Industry held a meeting yesterday “to develop the performance of the Ministry in the presence of interim Prime Minister Ahmed Tomeh and interim Minister of Telecommunications Mohammad Yasin Najjar. Tomeh praised the work of the Ministry and its performance over the past period despite the insufficiency of resources. Najjar praised the efforts made by the staff of the Ministry, pointing out that it…
Activists said that regime forces continue to extort civilians and loot houses in areas still under their control. There has been lately high increase in extortion of civilians at the regime’s checkpoints, especially in the city of Hama. Regime forces manning these checkpoints stop civilians to search their mobile phones, and under the pretext of finding anti-regime material they humiliate the civilians and confiscate their mobile phones. Activists also said…
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