The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that at least 1,057 civilians were killed across Syria in 2022, including 251 children and 94 women, and 133 people who were killed under torture.
In a report issued on Sunday, the monitoring group indicated that the Assad regime killed 196 civilians, including 30 children and seven women, while the Russian forces killed 17 civilians, including eight children and a woman. It also said that ISIS killed nine civilians, while Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham killed 11 civilians, including two children and two women. The PYD terrorist militia was responsible for the death of 76 civilians, including 11 children and six women, while 748 civilians, including 200 children and 78 women, were killed at the hands of other parties.
According to the report, 133 people were killed due to torture in 2022, of whom 115 were killed at the hands of the Assad regime, including a child and a woman. The victims also included one person who was killed at the hands of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, 14 at the hands of the PYD militia, and three at the hands of other parties.
The Network said that it had recorded 12 massacres in 2022, of which two were committed by the Assad regime forces, two by the Russian forces, one by each of PYD militia and ISIS, and six by other parties.
The report indicated that the victims included six medical personnel who were killed by unidentified groups, and three media activists, of whom one was killed at the hands of the Assad regime forces.
According to the report, approximately 21 percent of the deaths took place in Aleppo province, 19 percent in Dara’a, and 14 percent in Idlib
The Network called on the UN Security Council to take additional measures after the issuance of Resolution 2254, stressing the need to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court and to hold all those involved in crimes against humanity and war crimes accountable.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)