Fawzi Saleh, head of the transport department in the interim Ministry of Communications and Transport, said that the Ministry had paved 29,000 square meters of streets inside Atma and Al Salama IDPs camps near the Turkish border, with a total cost of $74,000 USD. The paved streets run for around 5.2 km, and were paved with gravel. Saleh described how those living in the camps raced to take a share…
Activists said that regime forces committed a new massacre in the town of Talbeesa near Homs using vacuum bombs apparently loaded with chlorine gas, causing a number of suffocation cases among civilians. It is worth noting that regime forces committed a horrific massacre Talbeesa ten days ago when 26 civilians, including 13 children, were killed in air raids on the town. Salim al-Meslet, spokesman for the Syrian Coalition, warns of…
Ahmad Tomeh, interim Prime Minister, said that the interim government issued a decision to lower the salaries of its employees, including the Prime Minister and the cabinet members starting from the current. The salaries will be lowered by 20% for those who are paid $2,000 USD, and by 50% for the $3,000 USD salaries and above. Nasr al-Hariri, Secretary-General of the Syrian Coalition, issued a draft list of the salaries…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said it had documented the Assad regime’s use of toxic gases in more than 50 attacks on 18 locations across Syria in in flagrant violation of the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2118, which bans the use of chemical weapons and poison gases. The UN resolution also explicitly states that any violation by the Assad regime will prompt the UN Security Council to intervene…
Hossam al-Saadi, a member of the Syrian Coalition, is creating a portrait of a little bit girl using the names of 12,500 children who were killed by Assad’s war machine since the beginning of the revolution in March 2011. The 450 square meter portrait, making it the largest in the world, depicts a little girl with wings holding a clock without arms to denote the stoppage of time and will…
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