Reporters Without Borders (RSF) expressed its deep concern over the safety of around 70 journalists in Dara’a and Quneitra provinces who are now caught between the border and advancing Assad forces. It warned that those journalists are at risk of being subjected to particularly severe reprisals as they have covered the uprising and worked on documenting Assad regime’s violations of human rights since the revolution began in 2011. In a…
The onslaught being launched by the Assad regime and the Iranian terrorist militias with Russian air support in Dara’a province has resulted in the death and injury of hundreds of civilians, including women and children. The assault has caused the worst waves of displacement since 2011. The Syrian-American Medical Society (SAMS) on Sunday said that over 500 civilians have been injured since the onslaught began in mid-June. The assault has…
A rights group said that the Assad regime and its allies committed widespread crimes in Syria during the first half of 2018, recording at least 186 massacres that claimed the lives of thousands of civilians, including medical personnel. It also recorded 165 attacks on vital civilian centers. In a new report issued on Sunday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) listed 122 massacres that were committed by the Assad…
The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in the final day of its 38th session on Friday condemned violations of human rights and international law in Syria, especially the violations being committed by the Assad regime and its allied sectarian militias and their killings against the Syrian people, chiefly among them is the Hezbollah militia. In a statement at the end of the June 18-July 6 session, the Council expressed its…
The United Nations said that the number of people who have been displaced in Dara’a province has doubled over the past two days as the Assad regime and Russian air forces continue to pound the rebel-held areas in the province. The dramatic increase in the numbers of people fleeing the bombardment indicated that widespread war crimes against are taking place against civilians. The number of people forced to flee their…
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