The Assad regime has intensified arrests against civilians, including women. On Friday, regime forces detained five women in the town of Ruhayba northeast of Damascus on charges of being married to members of the ISIS extremist group. According to the local media outlet Smart News Network, elements of the Assad regime’s Military Security detained the women in a raid on their homes in Ruhayba. The raid instilled fear in the…
Dissent against the Assad regime forces and its security agencies has spread from the province of Dara’a to the city of Damascus where unknown persons defaced a portrait of Bashar al-Assad in the district of Qudsaya west of the capital. Local activists said that the portrait of Bashar al-Assad was hung on the façade of the consumer complex near a security center in the public square in central Qudsaya. Activists…
Survivors from the prisons of the Assad regime and families of the disappeared people have sent a letter to organizers of the Brussels III Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" which will convene in the Belgian capital Brussels on 12-14 March 2019. Salma Kahala, executive director of Dawlaty organization, told Inab Baladi's website that her organization, along with the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of…
The local councils in the towns of Jarjanaz and Tamana’a in southern rural Idlib on Wednesday declared the two towns disaster areas as a result of constant rocket and artillery shelling by the Assad regime and Russian forces. “We declare the town a disaster area and completely deserted as a result of the fierce rocket and artillery shelling on civilians and public facilities by the Assad regime and Russia,” said…
Syrian painter Amani Al-Ali is preparing to showcase paintings about the Syrian revolution in an exhibition the British city of Manchester starting on February 13th The “Syrian Apple" exhibition will feature 30 paintings about the Syrian revolution. It will be sponsored by Rethink Rebuild Society, a Manchester-based non-profit organization. The paintings will be stamped with a green apple as a symbol "reflecting its impact on the people and what it…
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