The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime forces dropped over 6,243 barrel bombs on rebel-held areas across Syria in 2017. In a report released on Sunday, the Network said that the barrel bomb attacks killed 130 civilians, including 55 children and 32 women. It noted that Assad regime helicopters dropped 312 barrel bombs on rebel-held areas during the month of December 2017 alone. According to…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that as many as 112 medical personnel and civil defense workers were killed in Syria in 2017, 51 of whom were killed in attacks by the Assad regime and 23 others in Russian airstrikes. In a report released on Sunday, the Network said that eight medical personnel and first responders were killed in airstrikes by the international anti-ISIS coalition. It noted that…
Activists in Idlib province said that at least 16 civilians were killed and dozens more injured in Russian airstrikes on southern and eastern Idlib on Sunday. Russian jets carried out multiple airstrikes on the village of Falaoul in southern rural Idlib, killing 12 civilians and causing massive damage to residential building and public property. Four more four civilians, including a child, were killed when Russian jets bombed a poultry farm…
Rural Damascus Provincial Council condemned the silence of the international community over the Assad regime and Russia’s brutal bombardment of residential neighborhoods and civilian areas in eastern Ghouta. In a statement released on Friday, the Council said that the Russian and Assad regime jets were ruthlessly bombing civilian neighborhoods though they were void of any military presence and areas located away from battlefronts in eastern Ghouta. Amnesty International on Thursday…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it had recorded no fewer than 374 massacres that were committed by the Assad regime, Russia and the international anti-ISIS coalition forces during 2017. In a report released on Friday, the Network said that 129 massacres were committed by regime forces, 83 by the Russian forces, and 113 by the international coalition forces. According to the report, the province of Deir…
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