The Free Syrian Army groups operating in Rural Damascus said that the Assad regime forces have used the toxic chlorine gas four times in attacks on the towns of Zamalka and Ayn Tarma in eastern Ghouta over the past 24 hours. Activists published photos and videos showing victims receiving treatment for inhaling toxic gases used by the regime forces in the bombings. Local activists and medical sources said that the…
At least 108 people were killed under torture in Syria in the first half of 2017, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said. The victims included 26 people who died under torture in June. In a periodic report issued on Sunday, the SNHR said that the Assad regime was responsible for the deaths of 95 of people under torture in the reporting period. The SNHR also documented the death…
Up to 13,000 detainees, including 161 children and 41 women, have died under torture in the prisons of the Assad regime since 2011, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said on Friday. In its annual report on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the SNHR also said that at least 30 detainees, including 13 women and one child, were killed under torture by…
Around 250 people have been killed and wounded over the past two days in intense airstrikes by the forces of the international anti-ISIS coalition, Russia, and the Assad regime on rural Deir Ezzor. According to the Deir Ezzor 24 news network, the international coalition aircraft committed a massacre in the town of Dablan in eastern rural Deir Ezzor on Wednesday. Initial reports indicated that the airstrikes, in which cluster bombs…
Militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) have detained dozens of young people aged between 18 and 30 years old in the provinces of Deir Ezzor and Raqqa to serve in the militia’s ranks. According to Inab Baladi newspaper, many military-aged men have been detained and sent to the PYD training camps over the past few days. The PYD introduced compulsory conscription in the areas under their control in 2014.…
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