Publications

 








Russia’s Massacres and Violations against Syrian Civilians

This report is a necessary tool for all those fighting for justice, accountability, and the defense of human rights to hold the Russian government fully responsible for the intervention in Syria, one that is not based on any legitimate basis of international law. 

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FUNDING WAR CRIMES” SYRIAN BUSINESSMEN”

The first chapter sheds light on the tools that were used by the regime to circumvent international sanctions, and suggests how those who facilitated these tools could be punished by international organizations.

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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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Justice & Accountability

 








a letter to the US Ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield

The House Foreign Affairs Committee recently approved the measure by voice vote, and it is awaiting floor consideration. Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., has introduced a companion bill.

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SNHR condemns Syrian Democratic Forces’ arrest of at least 16 media workers in Raqqa city on July 30

Since the end of June of this year, SNHR has documented the escalation of arbitrary arrests/detentions and recruitment by the Syrian Democratic Forces, and the serious suppression of freedoms in the areas under their control, which has been reflected in various aspects of life

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SNHR Participates in a Symposium on Indiscriminate Attacks on Civilians in Syria and Ukraine

The SNHR’s participation in a symposium entitled ‘Indiscriminate Attacks on Civilians as War Tactic in Syria and Ukraine’ – Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

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Massacre in Tadamon: how two academics hunted down a Syrian war criminal

“Because how long do you want to go on courting a mukhabarat[intelligence] officer,” asked Uğur. “I think that the moment where he opened up about his brother, and that he committed revenge, that’s as close as you can get in this particular context.”

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Victims

 








The world must act to restore funding to Syria to avert a humanitarian catastrophe

If come December, international relations deteriorate and the final border crossing into Syria is closed, it is the people of Syria who will pay the highest price.

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Scorched earth: How a decade of war destroyed Syria’s farmlands

Cluster bombs, mines and other remnants of war are a daily danger for Syrian farmers as well as leaving a toxic legacy that could contaminate the soil for decades.

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The dangers of forgetting Syria’s refugees

Aid cuts and distraction of the war in Ukraine mean ever-worsening conditions for Syria’s 6.6 million refugees.

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How to Seek Justice for Rape in the War on Ukraine

For once, we’re not hopeless to help women and investigate war crimes.

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Accountability

 








List of Assad regime war criminals is long

The Assad regime with top-ranking military officials established the People’s Committees, which mostly consisted of Alawite citizens

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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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Crimes

 








Massacre in Tadamon: how two academics hunted down a Syrian war criminal

“Because how long do you want to go on courting a mukhabarat[intelligence] officer,” asked Uğur. “I think that the moment where he opened up about his brother, and that he committed revenge, that’s as close as you can get in this particular context.”

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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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