Nearly 200 civilians have been killed and tens of thousands more have been displaced from the provinces of Idlib, Hama and Aleppo as a result of the ongoing bombing campaign by the Assad regime and Russian military forces over the past two months. In a report on Monday, the Emergency Response Coordinators Team said that no fewer than 2,274 households were displaced and 199 civilians, including children, were killed in…
Three civilians were killed and 26 others were wounded in artillery shelling by the Assad regime forces on the village of Hwayez in northwestern rural Hama in the period between February 12 and March 31. The shelling has also forced thousands of civilians to flee their homes. In an interview with the local news network Smart News, head of the local council, Mohammed Khattab, said that the Assad regime forces…
As many as 44 Syrian rights organizations and groups representing the victims sent a letter to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court expressing their support for the memorandum submitted earlier by the Guernica Centre for International Justice calling for the launch of investigations into the Assad regime‚Äôs war crimes against Syrian civilians. Earlier this month, the Guernica Center for International Justice rights group submitted a memorandum…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that about 4,247 people have gone missing in the province of Raqqa, noting that many may be buried in the mass graves that have been discovered in the province in recent months. It stressed that it is the responsibility of the United Nations to identify the bodies in those graves. In a report released on Thursday, the Network said that at least…
A former female inmate who was held in the Assad regime prisons recounted the brutal torture and abuse she and her cellmates suffered while in detention. She said that war crimes are taking place inside in these prisons as did many human rights groups. Speaking to local newspaper Inab Baladi on Wednesday, Raniya Abdulhakim described her ordeal as "horrific." During the six years she spent in custody, she said that…
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