A child was killed and five other civilians were injured in rocket and artillery shelling by the Assad regime and its Russian ally on the town of Kafranbel in rural Idlib as well as villages in northern rural Hama and southern rural Idlib on Monday. Local activists said that Assad forces stationed at al-Tarabeeh checkpoint shelled the village of Zakat in northern rural Hama, killing a child and causing material…
Syrian activists and artists have launched an online media campaign to draw the attention of the world to the Assad regime’s crimes and demand accountability for the crimes it committed against the Syrian people using chemical weapons. The campaign aims to rouse the public opinion before the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) resumption of investigations into chemical attacks in Syria early next month. The activists and artists…
The Assad regime came first in terms of the violations against media workers over the past year, according to the annual report by the Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of the Syrian Journalists Association. According to the report, the violations included murder, physical assault, detention, torture, preventing journalists from working freely, confiscation of the equipment of media institutions, and shutting down media institutions. The Center said that the violations reflected…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime is using revenue it generates from the issuance of passports to finance its war on the Syrian people and to humiliate dissidents. It said it documented violations against Syrian citizens attempting to obtain passports. In a report released on Monday, the Network said that “the Assad regime has used various Syrian state organs in its efforts to suppress…
More anti-regime graffiti are being scrawled on walls in the town of Al-Harak in rural Dara’a in defiance of the Assad regime and its security forces. New slogans appeared to urge residents of Idlib province to continue to resist the regime despite the difficult conditions the people in Dara’a and Idlib have recently being going through. Dissident activists in Dara’a have been resorting to graffiti to express their resentment at…
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