Over 11 million people across Syria need aid — more than half the country's estimated population — and the UN and other organizations are reaching an average of 5.6 million people a month, the UN humanitarian chief has said. Mark Lowcock told the Security Council that across northern Syria four million people are supported by UN cross-border deliveries including 2.7 million in the northwest of the country. With the resolution…
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has succeeded, along with more than 50 countries, in adopting a resolution that sheds light on the human rights situation in Syria and condemns the Assad regime's continued execution of detainees. Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mouallemi, said that as the years go by, the suffering of the Syrian people and the oppression of civilians continue unabated. He…
Five Syrian torture survivors living in Norway have filed legal complaints against senior officials of the Assad regime, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) announced on Tuesday. Trials and investigations in Europe can pave the way to end impunity for grave crimes committed by the Assad regime, the Berlin-based institution said in a statement. The complaint of the Syrian nationals documented crimes committed by 17 senior officials of…
The United States and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) condemned the Assad regime and its allies’ attacks against civilians in Idlib and the targeting of medical centers and vital civilian centers. US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in addition to those who died 40 people have been injured in the attacks that hit a school, a maternity hospital and a home. "The…
The Russian Air Force has repeatedly bombed hospitals in northwestern Syria as part of the bombing campaign it launched in support of the Assad regime, according to an investigation by The New York Times. An analysis of previously unpublished Russian Air Force radio recordings, plane-spotter logs and witness accounts allowed The New York Times to trace bombings of four hospitals in just 12 hours in May and tie Russian pilots…
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