Statements & Reports

February 14, 2019

New law set to turn up financial pressure on Bashar Assad

Last November, a senior Emirati trade official announced that his country was complying with all U.S. sanctions on Iran, which the White House had recently re-imposed

February 5, 2019

What Awaits the Syrian Arab Army?

Russia’s plans for the Tiger Forces in the postwar era remain to be seen. One could argue that Russian military advisors could transform General Suheil al-Hassan’s formation into a rapid reaction force

January 30, 2019

“We know that Bashar al-Assad, and his Russian and Iranian backers, have committed countless war crimes

“We know about these crimes because of brave individuals like Caesar, a Syrian defector from the Assad regime

January 26, 2019

Refugee group: Use frozen billions to aid world’s displaced

Axworthy said the World Bank has estimated that there are between $15 billion and $20 billion “in purloined assets that various political leaders have stolen from their people

January 21, 2019

Tell Italy: No shaking hands with war criminals

forcibly disappear thousands of civilians. Restoring diplomatic relations will only serve to enable Assad’s crimes. Just this weekend the White Helmets reported several civilian casualties in Idlib due to Syrian and Russian airstrikes

January 15, 2019

Crushing of Society: the Annual SNHR Report

6,964 civilians, including 1,436 children and 923 women (adult female), were documented as being killed at the hands of the parties to the conflict in 2018. Of this total, 4,162 civilians, including 713 children and 562 women, were killed by Syrian regime forces, and 467 civilians, including 169 children and 51 women, were killed by Russian forces

January 13, 2019

Syria: Deadly School Attack Was Unlawful

When I got out of the pickup, I walked a few meters toward the place where the second [projectile] fell. When the third fell, the pressure, it threw me onto the truck. I remember there were two girls, students walking toward me

December 24, 2018

Syrian Emergency Task Force Head On Syria Conditions

(العربية) The United States leaving Syria has very serious repercussions for our national security and for the possibility of allowing humanitarian atrocities to take place

December 20, 2018

Reflections, gratitude, and hope

As we look ahead to next year, we know there’s much more we will do together

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