The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Russian force have killed no fewer than 6,943 civilians in Syrian since the start of its military aggression on September 30, 205. The victims included 2,044 children and 977 women, the Network said, adding that the Russian forces committed at least 360 massacres in the same period.
In a report issued on the seventh anniversary of the start of the Russian aggression, the Network said that the Russian forces killed 70 medical workers, 44 civil defense volunteers, and 24 media activists, all of whom were killed in the provinces of Aleppo and Idlib.
The monitoring group also said that the Russian forces carried out at least 1,243 attacks on vital civilian centers, including 223 schools, 207 medical facilities, and 60 public markets.
Moreover, the Russian forces carried out no fewer than 237 attacks with the use of cluster munitions, and 125 others with the use of incendiary weapons, the Network added.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) called on the international community to establish an international mechanism to force the Russian forces from Syria and to exclude it, along with their ally the Assad regime from all international forums. It also called for preventing the Putin and Assad regimes from using any platform in the United Nations and international organizations.
The SOC also called for holding the Assad regime accountable for the war crimes it is committing with Russia’s help; supporting political transition in accordance with UN Resolution 2254; and creating a safe environment for the dignified return of Syrian refugees to their country.
(SOC’s Media Department)