Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, slammed the failure of the international community to put an end to the Assad regime’s violations of human rights and the failure to bring criminals and perpetrators of crimes to justice. Pinheiro was speaking at the first session of the International Conference on National, Regional and International Mechanisms to Combat Impunity and Ensure Accountability under the Law which…
The Assad regime detained at least 10 people in the provinces of Dara’a and Damascus on Thursday. Local activists said that the Assad regime continues to violate agreements brokered by international parties and commit violations against civilians. According to local sources in Dara’a, the Assad regime’s security forces raided the house of the young man Ammar Issa and arrested him for unknown reasons although he agreed to the Russian-brokered reconciliation…
Local media outlets reported that the Assad regime issued a decision to seize the property of dozens of residents of the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta in response to their participation and activism in the Syrian revolution. Websites published a copy of the decision to confiscate the movable and immovable property of 137 persons, their wives and children. The majority of those people are from the town of Douma. Rights…
The Assad regime's security forces continue to use the worst methods of torture and mistreatment against detainees, most notably sexual violence against female prisoners in order to extract confessions, a rights group said. In a report on sexual violence in Syria, the Syrian Center for Justice and Accountability brought to light several cases of female ex-detainees who were subjected to sexual violence in the prisons of the Assad regime. The…
Local sources said that militia of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) killed a young man in rural of Deir Ezzor on Tuesday. The sources added that the victim was shot point-blank in the head as the PYD militia handed over his body to his family one day after his arrest. Al-Khabour local news network published photos of the body of Khalil Abdulaziz from the village of Abu Hardub in eastern…
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