Statements & Reports

January 24, 2020

ISIS-only tribunal: selective, politicised justice will do more harm than good

While ISIS committed atrocities across its territories in both Iraq and Syria, any international justice measures must take into consideration the very different prevailing circumstances in the two countries

January 23, 2020

Idlib is the last refuge for Syrians fleeing Assad — and it is barely livable

The war in Syria has waged for almost nine years and claimed millions of lives. Northwest Idlib province is the last refuge for Syrians fleeing attacks by President Bashar al-Assad's regime

January 19, 2020

Syria’s Assad raises penalty on foreign-currency use to seven years hard labour

Syrian pound has dropped to 1,200 to dollar on black market in recent weeks, despite official exchange rate fixed at 434 to greenback

January 12, 2020

Report Documenting Violations by Russian-Syrian Alliance since December 15 in Northwest Syria, many of Which Constitute War Crimes

86 Civilians Killed, Displacement Routes Bombed 9 Times, 3 IDP Camps Bombed, and a Massacre Committed During the Truce Declared by OCHA

January 3, 2020

At least 4,671 Cases of Arbitrary Arrests Documented in 2019

Including 178 in December

December 26, 2019

Myanmar at the ICJ – Is Syria Next?

International human rights lawyers have already begun testing whether this decision can be used as a precedent for Syria given that neighboring Jordan ratified the Rome Statute in 2002

December 17, 2019

Pro-justice Hails the U.S. House and Senate for Passing Caesar’s law

Historical law will increase economic pressure on the Assad regime to stop war crimes and negotiation

December 13, 2019

New report sheds light on Sednaya detention

The economic costs of detention increase when Syrian authorities seize detainees’ assets. While a third of those surveyed reported that they had property seized, this rate rose to 50% for those detained after 2011

December 12, 2019

Bashar al-Assad’s uncle faces embezzlement trial in Paris

Rifaat al-Assad is accused of embezzling Syrian funds to buy property worth at least €90m in France