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Blacklist: book on war criminals in Syria

Blacklist: violations committed by the most prominent figures and How to bring them to justice

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May 2020: Documenting two violations, and Syria at the forefront of the Violence Against Journalists Index

Last month, the autonomous administration in northeastern Syria was responsible for the first violation in Hasaka, while the military police of the Syrian opposition committed the other violation in the countryside of Aleppo

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Destroying Ma’arat al Numan and Saraqib Cities and Displacing Their Residents

Destroying Cities and Their Environs, Displacing Their People, and Seizing Their Properties Is the Syrian Regime’s Malicious Tripartite Crime to Punish Those Demanding or Dreaming of Political Change

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Justice to Transcend Conflict

This report adopts a practical approach to countering injustice through dynamic corrections of what are perceived as unfair constraints or outcomes by society

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Victims

 








Gone Without a Trace: Syria’s Detained, Abducted, and Forcibly Disappeared

In most cases, to be imprisoned in Syria is to disappear. Tens of thousands of people, if not more, have been unlawfully taken prisoner or held incommunicado in the context of the Syrian conflict

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Jail, torture, bereavement, starvation: one family’s endless horror in Syria

Civilians in some places have had to abide by HTS’s rules and, in May, the NLF was forced into an alliance with HTS to fend off the current regime assault. Estimates of HTS’s strength vary from about 15,000 to 30,000 fighters

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Syria: Detention, Harassment in Retaken Areas

Media, Aid Workers, Activists, and Families Targeted

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‘No way back’: The law that stops displaced Syrians from ever going home

Owners of properties in war-devastated areas are concerned that Law 10 is nothing but a legal cover for government expropriation, erasing all trace of opposition

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Accountability

 








Prosecuting ISIS in Northeast Syria

Following the capture of Baghouz, SDF officials called for an international tribunal to help prosecute the more than 1,000 foreign fighters in its custody

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Justice or Forgiveness? The Case of Anwar Raslan

Discussions about who deserves to be tried, and who deserves amnesty, are integral to any post-conflict criminal accountability process

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Ali Mamlouk’s visit to Italy is a stab in the back of Syrian victims of Assad’s torture

Unfortunately, this feeling of being ignored by Italy has been reinforced with the latest elections which have been won by the Northern League and the Five Stars Movement, two parties which had several times expressed their support towards Russia and Assad regime’s ‘fight against terrorism’

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Experts say war crimes case against Assad government growing

Criminal investigators say they have built a case documenting the widespread torture and murder of Syrian detainees by the Assad government

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Crimes

 








Crimes and violations against Syrian children

Under international laws, children benefit from the protections granted to civilian non-combatants

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Chemical weapons use against civilians

Each State Party undertakes to destroy chemical weapons it owns or possesses, or that are located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.

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Premeditated murder and mass killing

These crimes have been documented by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the independent, international commission of inquiry established by council resolution S-17/1 of 23 August 2011.

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Media

 








Hussam Qaterji

Reuters published an investigation of Qaterji Group’s role in oil provision on 11 October 2017, titled “How a businessman struck a deal with Islamic State to help Assad feed Syrians

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Rami Makhlouf, Maternal cousin of Bashar al-Assad

Rami Makhlouf embarked on his path in corruption early, taking advantage of the commercial embargo on Syria in the 1980s to smuggle foodstuffs, electrical supplies, and industrial equipment from Lebanon and Turkey

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Khaldoun Makhlouf is the son of Adnan the former commander of the Republican Guard in the Syrian

Khaldoun Makhlouf’s capital comes from two main sources. His first source of capital comes from funds raised through his father ‘Adnan Makhlouf’s corruption, bribes, and blackmail activities committed under the cover of Basil al-Asaad

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Major General Jawdat Saleebi Mawas. What do you know about him?

Major General Jawdat oversaw the chemical attack on the eastern Ghouta, which killed 1127 people, including 201 women and 107 children

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