News & Views

December 3, 2018

The Assassination of Raed Fares, and the Day the Syrian Revolution Died

Last Friday, in Kafranbel, a van began following Fares and his friend Hamoud Juneid, a Radio Fresh reporter, as they drove through town. Men in the van opened fire on Fares’s vehicle

December 1, 2018

231 civilians killed in Syria last month

According to the report, three civilians were killed by armed opposition groups in Syria last month, while 47 others were killed by unidentified groups

November 15, 2018

Towards Accountability and Justice to End Impunity in Syria

The negotiations and political process in Geneva will not be able to establish a sustainable peace for any future state in Syria without a genuine accountability process and revealing the fate of Syria's disappeared is at its core. Therefore, we believe that it is our duty and the duty of countries that believe in human rights to prioritise enabling victims to reach justice and ensure there is no impunity for war crimes and crimes against humanity being committed in Syria up to this day

November 14, 2018

October 2018 Statistical Report on Casualties in Syria‎

October witnessed 138 battle deaths in Syria, 93 of which were civilian deaths. The majority of deaths took place in the province of Deir Ezzor

November 13, 2018

Hunger Strike in Hama Central Prison Over Death Sentences

The Assad regime’s field court issued death sentences against 11 prisoners in the Hama Central Prison following charges of “terrorism

November 13, 2018

The Caesar Families Association (CFA) welcomes the French international arrest warrants against senior security leaders in Syria

It should be noted that during a visit to Paris in September 2018, the CFA appealed to the French judiciary to take practical steps towards proceedings brought before it by a group of victims

November 8, 2018

Dabbagh Case: Who are Mazen and Patrick Abdulkader Dabbagh

Mazen and Patrick Abdelkader were taken to Mezzeh, the air intelligence detention center and forcibly disappeared. Noting that neither the father nor the son, had any prior anti-government activity before and after the March 2011 uprising

November 8, 2018

Wanted: Syrian Major Generals Charges: Crimes Against Humanity

In 2011, European authorities imposed restrictions on his movement and froze his assets due to his participation in violence against demonstrators

November 8, 2018

French judges issue international arrest warrants against three high-level Syrian regime officials

“This is a first victory and, I hope, the beginning of a new era of justice and accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Syria”, said Obeïda Dabbagh, brother and uncle of the victims