News & Views

May 21, 2020

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Perceptions on Return to Syria

The first chapter provides a general overview on the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey, by relying on UN and Turkish government official data, and through the results of the field survey

May 19, 2020

Syrian government orders seizure of Rami Makhlouf’s assets

Move is a 'precautionary' measure, according to document seen by Reuters

May 19, 2020

Makhlouf’s demise is deserved, but not enough

Rumors that Makhlouf was among those targeted were initially met with skepticism, but the fallout between Assad and Makhlouf appeared confirmed in December 2019

May 13, 2020

A Position of Syrian Civil Society Organisations on The Sanctions Imposed on Syria

The issue of the sanctions that are imposed on Syria, such as the American and the European sanctions, is considered one of the most controversial matters on the Syrian

May 10, 2020

Challenges for Medical Personnel, IDPs, Detainees in Syria Amid the Spread of the COVID-19

The Syrian Regime Has Killed 83 Medical Personnel in Detention Centers, and Is Still Detaining 3,327 of Them Since March 2011 Up to May 2020

May 9, 2020

Inside the Anwar Raslan Trial: the first four days

Severely deprives, in contravention of a general rule of international law, a person of his or her physical liberty

May 3, 2020

In April 2020: 5 violations were documented, including the killing of a journalist in the prisons of the Syrian regime

Thus, April witnessed a convergence in the numbers of violations of what was documented in March (3 violations) and January (two violations only) and a significant decrease from February (11 violations)

April 30, 2020

The Commission of Inquiry on Syria Invites Organizations, and Member States to submit Information and Documentation

The Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic reports to the Human Rights Council three times per year

April 24, 2020

Syria refugees to face their torturers in German court

To Mukdad, the trial that opens Thursday in Germany’s western city of Koblenz is a way to “raise the voice of the victims, the living and the dead.”