Dozens of people were killed and wounded in artillery and rocket shelling by the Assad regime on Idlib and Hama countryside on Friday. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said that 210,000 displaced people who fled fighting in southern Syria were in urgent need of medicines and health services. Activists said that rural Idlib came under heavy artillery and rocket shelling by Assad forces, especially the towns of Sarqib…
The Assad regime’s security services have opened the file of detained and missing persons in Hama city, the site of the infamous Hama Massacre of February 1982, to extort money from families of the victims. Local sources told Smart News Network that Assad’s security services have recently began searching for families of the missing people and threatened them with arrest. The Assad regime opened the files of the people who…
An independent human rights group issued a special statement on the gravest violations Russian have committed in Syria since the beginning of the 2018 World Cup it is currently hosting. It noted that by hosting the tournament, Russia is seeking to present itself as a civilized country spreading love and joy among the countries of the world through hosting the World Cup. The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said…
The Syrian Legal Commission sent a legal note to the UN Secretary-General, President of the UN Security Council, and members of the UN General Assembly regarding the Assad regime’s mass killings of detainees in its prisons. The Commission said that the Assad regime murders detainees and then informs their relatives of their death by phone or by giving them death certificates without handing over the bodies. The Commission also said…
Activists in northern rural Homs said that the Assad regime’s security forces and shabiha militants have detained people who have newly returned to their homes in northern rural Homs. They said that those who have been detained have previously rejected the forced settlement agreements the Assad regime imposed on residents of the area and then returned to their homes. Activists that the Assad regime security forces launched house-to-house raids in…
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