A rights group said that the Assad regime and its allies committed widespread crimes in Syria during the first half of 2018, recording at least 186 massacres that claimed the lives of thousands of civilians, including medical personnel. It also recorded 165 attacks on vital civilian centers. In a new report issued on Sunday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) listed 122 massacres that were committed by the Assad…
The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in the final day of its 38th session on Friday condemned violations of human rights and international law in Syria, especially the violations being committed by the Assad regime and its allied sectarian militias and their killings against the Syrian people, chiefly among them is the Hezbollah militia. In a statement at the end of the June 18-July 6 session, the Council expressed its…
The United Nations said that the number of people who have been displaced in Dara’a province has doubled over the past two days as the Assad regime and Russian air forces continue to pound the rebel-held areas in the province. The dramatic increase in the numbers of people fleeing the bombardment indicated that widespread war crimes against are taking place against civilians. The number of people forced to flee their…
Secretary-General of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), Sheikh Ali al-Qaradaghi condemned the Assad regime’s brutal onslaught on the province of Dara’a. He said that the onslaught constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity as all types of indiscriminate weapons are being used in attacks against civilians. In a statement, Qaradaghi stressed the necessity of adopting a practical program with guarantees from the international community to find a political…
The United Nations said that the number of people displaced in Dara’a province has tripled over the past two days as the Assad regime and Russian air forces have further intensified the bombing campaign in the rebel-held areas in the province. Mohamed Hawari, spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan, said on Friday that that up to 160,000 people have been displaced in southern Syria.…
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