News & Views

March 22, 2019

Syria’s broken schools will make it difficult to fix the country

The uneducated are easy prey for the Assad regime and extremist groups

March 20, 2019

Syrian Regime Seizes Shops in Ghouta and Closes Others

While Law no.10 has not been put into force yet, the regime is being accused of exploiting the anti-terrorism law to seize the people’s properties, even those who did not participate in any acts of violence

March 19, 2019

Legal Limbo: The Future of ISIS’s Children

Statelessness is a serious, lifelong impediment to acquiring basic services and rights, including education and medical care

March 18, 2019

Chemical weapons attack in Syria: US, UK and France joint statement

As Permanent Members of the Security Council, we reaffirm our shared resolve to preventing the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, and for holding them accountable for any such use

March 17, 2019

Billions pledged to help refugees inside Syria and on borders

The figures are disputed, but Jordan houses more than 600,000 refugees, Lebanon 1 million, a sixth of its population, and Turkey as many as 3 million.

March 14, 2019

UN Experts: Syria Unsafe for Refugees, Displaced

"Violations of international human rights and international humanitarian law by all sides remain rampant, creating multiple security vacuums, and thus fertile soil for future escalations," Pinheiro said

March 12, 2019

Syrian forces use widespread sexual violence to humiliate and silence male prisoners, new report says

He told The Post, “A man from Douma did not speak to his family for three days upon his return, and then he killed himself. We only learned his full story from cellmates after his death.”

March 11, 2019

Europe Doesn’t Even Agree on Assad Anymore

Current EU policy is governed by U.N. Resolution 2254, passed in December 2015, which demands “political transition” in Syria

March 10, 2019

Syrian camps: vulnerable children of Isis ignored by the outside world

The young, old and infirm are extremely vulnerable in the camps, which have been drenched with rain since early January

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