May 27, 2020

Message from Head of the IIIM: Independent Mechanism (Syria)

The IIIM seeks to provide support to similar efforts by competent jurisdictions investigating core international crimes committed in Syria

May 22, 2020

existing dispute reflects the disintegrating inner circle around Bashar al-Assad

In a series of tweets, Hijab wrote that, "Bashar is advocating for the application of the constitution and the law, and Rami Makhlouf is advocating for the poor

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)