A number of young Syrian refugees in Turkey employed their technical skills to build a website to help Syrian refugees cope with their new lives away from home. The organizers of the project, dubbed "Ghurbatna", intend also to set up a radio channel and extend their services to outside of Turkey. Mujahid Akil, one of the Syrian refugees living in Gaziantep, Turkey, said that the "idea is based on the…
Adnan Mohammed Hazzour, Minister of Health in the Syrian interim government, said that epidemic security is as important as the national security in Syria and that the Ministry of Health is a key ministry in a time of war. He also said that World Health Organization reported that 75% of the hospitals in Syria are destroyed and about 65% of the drug plants are disabled. According to UNICEF, there are…
The General Assembly convened yesterday in Istanbul and elected Mr. Adnan Hazzouri as Minister of Health and Mr. Mohieddin Banana as Minister of Education in the Syrian interim government. The Syrian National Commission for Education has put all its capabilities at the disposal of the Ministry of Education in the Syrian interim government. Badr Jamous, Secretary General of the Syrian Coalition, said that the Syrian Commission for Education will be…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented that 11 opposition-held districts in Aleppo came under shelling by 23 cluster bombs since the beginning of 2014. The investigation conducted by a team of the Network has shown that "almost all targeted areas are densely populated and there is no concrete evidence of the presence of FSA fighters. The Network also said that the cluster bomblets were scattered among civilian homes, schools…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented that 176 detainees were tortured to death in the prisons of the Assad regime in March, including two children, two women, a doctor and a nurse. The Network said in its report that all victims were detained without charges and without knowing the reasons for their arrest. Among the victims is the lawyer Ma'an Ghonaimi, who has been detained for 10 months in…
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