The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that attacks by the Assad regime have destroyed 61 percent of Christian places of worship in Syria since the start of the revolution in March 2011. In a report issued on Thursday under the tile ‘targeting places of worship in Syria is a threat to world heritage,’ the monitoring group said that the “targeting of Christian places of worship is one of the…
The Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms of the Association of Syrian Journalists said that the ruthless bombing campaign by the Assad regime and Russian forces against Idlib and Hama is one of the main reasons for violations against journalists in August. In a report issued on Thursday, the Center said that restrictions against media freedoms continued in various regions of Syria. According to the report, the majority of violations took…
The Syrian Civil Defense on Wednesday issued a report on attacks by the Assad regime and its allies on the infrastructure and civilian homes in northern rural Hama in August. It said that bombardment and shelling targeted at least 3,790 civilian homes, 89 roads, 15 shops and nine power plants. The rescue group said that well over 4,231 rockets, shells, and bombs pounded norther rural Hama in August, including 1,659…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it had recorded at least 569 arbitrary arrests across Syria in August, 362 of which turned into enforced disappearance. The figure has brought to 3,618 the number of arbitrary arrests that took place in Syria since the beginning of 2019. In a report issued on Monday, the Network said that of the August arrests, 269 were carried out by the Assad…
Local news outlets reported that the Assad regime forces executed an elderly woman in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rural Idlib when she tried to prevent them from looting her home, a practice that regime forces did in all areas they capture from the armed opposition. The newspaper Khan Shekhoun Now reported that Maryam al-Shalat refused to leave her home despite the violent bombardment and shelling by Assad regime…
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