The former Arab and UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, blamed the Assad regime for the failure of the international mediation to find a political solution in Syria, noting out that the Assad regime looked indifferent to the heavy price being paid by the Syrian people. In an interview with the Jeune Afrique magazine, the veteran Algerian diplomat said that the Assad regime’s disruption of the UN efforts stemmed from…
The Union of Syrian Coordinators around the World, in cooperation with Syrian human rights organizations, are continuing with the advocacy campaign they launched last week to demand the immediate release of detainees in the prisons of the Assad regime. "The aim of the campaign is to draw attention to this serious humanitarian issue and to mobilize the world public opinion against the continued fascist practices of the Assad regime," said…
Lebanese Minister of State for Refugee Affairs Mouin Merehbi said that Russia has not yet provided the necessary guarantees to encourage Syrian refugees to return to their country, adding that the absence of these guarantees led to the failure of the Russian plans to encourage refugees to return. Merehbi on Friday told the Dailystar newspaper that the Russian plan has failed, adding that Russia has been and will continue to…
The international anti-ISIS coalition forces committed a new massacre east of Deir Ezzor on Wednesday when its jets bombed the town of Hajeen, killing 25 civilians and injuring dozens. Local activists said that no fewer than 40 airstrikes by the international coalition aircraft hit the town using high-explosive missiles. The airstrikes mainly targeted the town’s main hospital, a flour warehouse, and civilian homes inside the town of Hajeen. Similar airstrikes…
War crimes prosecutor Stephen Rapp said that the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) has been able to access more than 750,000 pages of Assad regime documents. Rapp, who chairs the Commission, on Monday told ABC news that “the evidence of war crimes in Syria is the strongest since Nazi war crimes in World War II.” Rapp noted that he thinks prosecution of the highest echelons of the Syrian…
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