The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that least 13 children were killed over the last week in Idlib province, saying that such an attack is “deeply sad reminders that the war on children in Syria is far from over.” Russian jets on Thursday bombed a children hospital in the town of Zardana in rural Idlib, killing and injuring dozens of children. “An attack allegedly hit the village of Zardana…
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, on Monday, called for an investigation into airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets in Idlib on Thursday, killing dozens including children. The Syrian Coalition said that Russian air force committed a horrible massacre in rural Idlib on Thursday, describing the attack as a "deliberate crime." "The secretary-general calls for a full investigation into the attacks, especially allegations that there was also a…
The European Union expressed support for the holding of a Special Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention to take place on 26-27 June 2018 in The Hague as it condemned the Assad regime’s repeated use of chemical weapons. In a statement on Tuesday, the EU said that the Assad regime had “explicitly obligated itself not to possess, develop or use chemical weapons. We strongly condemn the repeated…
A report by Amnesty International said there is strong evidence the US-led coalition fighting the ISIS extremist group in Raqqa violated international law and may have committed war crimes. In new report released on Tuesday, Amnesty said the US-led coalition had not taken precautions to minimize civilian casualties during the campaign to dislodge ISIS from Raqqa. The rights group said that many airstrikes by the international coalition killed and injured…
Ambassadors of the European Union countries said that Law No. 10 which the Assad regime has recently issued will be a crime should the regime insists on implementing it during a meeting with a delegation of the Syrian Negotiations Commission. The Ambassadors stressed the need for accountability for war crimes in Syria as they reaffirmed their complete support for the political process according to the Geneva Communique of 2012 and…
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