News & Views

January 16, 2019

15 Syrian children die of freezing weather

Cappelaere pointed out that since December around 10,000 Syrians have fled Hajin area in Syria’s northern Deir Ez-Zor province due to fierce clashes between Daesh and PYD/PKK terrorist groups

January 15, 2019

Crushing of Society: the Annual SNHR Report

6,964 civilians, including 1,436 children and 923 women (adult female), were documented as being killed at the hands of the parties to the conflict in 2018. Of this total, 4,162 civilians, including 713 children and 562 women, were killed by Syrian regime forces, and 467 civilians, including 169 children and 51 women, were killed by Russian forces

January 13, 2019

Syria: Deadly School Attack Was Unlawful

When I got out of the pickup, I walked a few meters toward the place where the second [projectile] fell. When the third fell, the pressure, it threw me onto the truck. I remember there were two girls, students walking toward me

January 12, 2019

Syrians Arrested, Killed Under Reconciliation Agreements

The government has violated additional portions of the agreements: hundreds of arrests have occurred prior to the end of the registration period in places such as Damascus, Hama, and, more recently, in Deraa and the Idlib countryside

January 9, 2019

New Reports Find Assad Regime Continues With its Brutal Tactics

The Syrian Coalition said that these figures make it imperative that the international community shoulder its responsibilities to hold the Assad regime accountable for the widespread crimes it is committing against civilians in the opposition-held areas

January 9, 2019

January 8, 2019

Concerns mount over refugees as ‘Norma’ brings Lebanon strong winds, snow, rainfall

Monday’s weather will be cloudy along with wind speed that exceeds 80 kph. Temperatures will drop further, with snow expected below 1,000 meters

January 4, 2019

A New Constitution is Not the Solution for Syria

While implementing a comprehensive and inclusive process certainly poses challenges, it not only can create a superior document, with more public buy-in, but the experience of participation can help citizens learn how to have peaceful dialogue across political differences

December 24, 2018

Syrian Emergency Task Force Head On Syria Conditions

(العربية) The United States leaving Syria has very serious repercussions for our national security and for the possibility of allowing humanitarian atrocities to take place

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