London-based research group Forensic Architecture on Thursday released an investigative video confirming that 22-year-old Syrian asylum seeker Muhammad al-Arab was killed by Greek border guards. It indicated that the shooting of the asylum-seeker took place at about 8:00 am last Monday. The video confirms the time, date and location of videos shot by witnesses during the incident, using video metadata and comparing video footage with satellite images of the area.…
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) voiced concern about the risks for reporters covering military operations in Syria as it called for every effort to be made to protect them. The remarks came as two Syrian journalists were killed and eight others were injured while covering the Assad regime and Russian intensifying onslaught on Idlib province and rural Aleppo. The latest fatality was Abdel Nasser Haj Hamdan, a journalist working as a…
Russia has been accused of a “lack of humanity” in Syria by the UK’s Ambassador to the UN Karen Pierce as Great Britain has called on the Assad regime and Russia to agree to a ceasefire to end the humanitarian crisis in Idlib. “Russia and the Syria regime don’t really care what price has to be paid by civilians,” Pierce told Sky News. “That’s the main thing — to get…
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) decried the extremely dire conditions children in the areas in northwestern Syria coming under onslaught by the Assad regime and its backers are going through. It said that more than 500,000 children have been displaced in northwest Syria since 1 December 2019. “The situation in the northwest is untenable, even by Syria’s grim standards,” said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director in a press release…
The four EU members of the UN Security Council -- Belgium, Estonia, France and Germany -- plus Poland, on Friday asked for an immediate end to the Assad regime and Russia’s onslaught on northwest Syria. They sounded the alarm about an escalation in violence that has forced more than 800,000 Syrians to flee their homes in the northwest of the country since December. Speaking on behalf of European Union members,…
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