The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that no fewer than 113 civilians were killed across Syria in January, including 36 children and six women. It said that the figure included three people who died under torture in the Assad regime’s prisons, noting that 18 civilians were killed in explosions of landmines
In a report issued on Monday, the Network said that the death toll included 17 civilians, including six children and two women, who were killed by the Assad regime forces, and one civilian who was killed by the PYD militia. Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham was responsible for the death of three civilians, all of them children, the Network said, adding that 92 civilians, including 27 children and four women, were killed at the hands of other parties to the conflict.
According to the report, approximately 3,327 medical workers are still under arrest or enforced disappearance by the Assad regime. It pointed out that the Assad regime and its Russian ally are responsible for the bombing of the majority of medical centers in Syria and the death of hundreds of medical personnel.
The monitoring group stressed that the Assad regime is violating international humanitarian law and customary international law, as well as all UN Security Council resolutions, especially resolutions 2139, 2042, and 2254 with complete impunity.
The Network called on the Security Council to take additional measures pursuant to the issuance of UN Resolution 2254, stressing the need to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court and hold accountable all those involved in crimes, including the Russian regime. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)