The united States said that Bahsar al-Assad is a “disgrace to mankind’ and “probably the biggest and most brutal war criminal in the world today.” It reiterated it was “committed to a change in the behavior of that regime.” Ambassador James Jeffrey, the US Special Representative for Syria Engagement, on Wednesday said that his country would never have good relations with Bashar al-Assad. He stressed that that the US was…
Lebanese Minister of State for Refugee Affairs Mouin Merehbi said that the Hezbollah Militia is seeking to deport Syrian refugees to Western countries in implementation of the Iranian plans for bringing about demographic change in Syria. In an interview with Watan FM Radio, Merehbi said that the Hezbollah and the Free Patriotic Movement in Lebanon, who are allies of the Assad regime, are planning to deport Syrian refugees to European…
Amnesty International on Wednesday launched a new crowdsourcing data project that would allow anybody with a mobile phone or laptop to help plot how the US-led military coalition’s bombings destroyed almost 80 percent of the Syrian city of Raqqa in 2017. “Strike Tracker” is the next phase of an in-depth Amnesty International investigation, in partnership with Airwars, into the shocking scale of civilian casualties resulting from four months of bombardment…
Anwar al-Bunni, Head of the Syrian Center for Legal Studies and Research as well as prominent lawyer and former prisoner in the prisons of the Assad regime, was among the recipients of this year’s Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in recognition of his work in the defense and promotion of human rights. In a joint statement on Wednesday, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his…
The United States has moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that it said had sent millions of barrels of oil to the Assad regime and hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly fund US-designated militant groups, including Hezbollah. The United States announced it was imposing sanctions on six people and three entities for their involvement in oil shipments to the Assad regime, the US Treasury Department said in a statement…
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