France said on Tuesday the United Nations Security Council had to respond over the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria with a resolution that would punish those responsible for repeated attacks. In a report published on Monday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the Assad regime forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year. The findings add to…
The Assad regime forces conducted coordinated chemical attacks in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during the final month of the battle for the city, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. Through phone and in-person interviews with witnesses and analysis of video footage, photographs, and posts on social media, Human Rights Watch documented government helicopters dropping chlorine in residential areas on at least eight occasions between November 17…
Amnesty International defied Bashar Al-Assad to open his prisons to international monitors to check on the conditions of detainees after the dictator denied that he had 13,000 people executed in Syadnaya Prison between 2011 and 2015. Amnesty International published a shocking report on Monday called “Human Slaughterhouse” where it said victims were given death sentences after sham trials lasting less than three minutes, often on the basis of confessions extracted…
Amnesty International has launched a petition calling on Russia and the United States to use their global influence to ensure that independent monitors are allowed in to investigate conditions in Syria’s torture prisons. The petition, which was launched on Tuesday, came after Amnesty on Monday published a report, “Human Slaughterhouse” about Saydnaya Prison near Damascus where it said the Assad regime had executed as many as 13,000 detainees between 2011…
The UN said Tuesday it brought aid to just 40,000 Syrians last month despite requests to the Assad regime for access to more than 900,000 people. The sharp decline made January the worst month for humanitarian deliveries in nearly a year. Only one of 21 humanitarian convoys proposed by the United Nations, International Committee of the Red Cross and Syrian Arab Red Crescent was approved, said Yara Sharif, spokeswoman for…
Home Media Center Political News