Statements & Reports

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

December 10, 2018

Revitalizing Civil Society Engagement in the Geneva Process

De Mistura does not seem to understand the value of civil society participation, but rather sees the CSSR as a box to check off

December 1, 2018

231 civilians killed in Syria last month

According to the report, three civilians were killed by armed opposition groups in Syria last month, while 47 others were killed by unidentified groups

November 15, 2018

Towards Accountability and Justice to End Impunity in Syria

The negotiations and political process in Geneva will not be able to establish a sustainable peace for any future state in Syria without a genuine accountability process and revealing the fate of Syria's disappeared is at its core. Therefore, we believe that it is our duty and the duty of countries that believe in human rights to prioritise enabling victims to reach justice and ensure there is no impunity for war crimes and crimes against humanity being committed in Syria up to this day