Assad forces continue to escalate shelling on towns and villages of eastern Ghouta, targeting residential areas with heavy artillery and rockets. The shelling has resulted in many civilian casualties, including many children. Activists in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta on Friday said that one person was killed and many others were wounded in the town of Ayn Tarma as a result of artillery and rocket shelling by Assad forces…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that at least 634 journalists and media activists have been killed in Syria in the past seven years. In a report that was released on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the Network said that an average of two journalists were killed in Syria every week. It noted that there has been an unprecedented level…
Local activists said they had documented the deaths of 530 civilians in the governorate of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria in October, mostly women and children. An activist working for the Deir Ezzor 24 media campaign told Smart News Network that 442 civilians were killed in aerial bombardment by Assad regime and Russian air forces, while six more others were killed in airstrikes by the international coalition forces. The activist…
According to a report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights, 923 civilians were killed in Syria in October, of whom 68% were killed by the Assad regime and its Russia ally. The report attributed civilian casualties to seven active parties to the conflict in Syria, namely Assad's forces, local and foreign Shiite militias, Russian forces, international coalition forces, extremist militant groups, militias of the ‘self-administration,’ and other armed groups.…
The security services of the militia of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) have launched a random arrests campaign against young people in the city of Hasaka for compulsory conscription. The PYD security forces, known as the Asayish forces, are detaining military-aged people in the neighborhoods of Ghweiran and in the surroundings of the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Hasaka city. The Asayish forces have deployed more checkpoints near Al-Bairuni Bridge…
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