Victims

August 9, 2020

book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution:Testimony of Mutasem Abdul Sater

We were not able to know the time, no watches of course, so we estimated the time of dawn prayers from the early morning birds’ songs.

August 7, 2020

book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution:Testimony of Abu Omar

They took us to “branch 261” the military intelligence branch in Homs. There, they put us in cars, and drove to “branch 293” the officers’ branch in Damascus.

August 6, 2020

book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution:Testimony of Khaldoun Mansour

In another round of torture, they broke one of my ribs, then one of the soldiers advanced and hit me on my left limb, result of which I became sick for 45 days, during which they did not save me of torture.

August 5, 2020

book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution:Testimony of Taha al-Bakkour

On Saturday March 26, some demonstrators passed in front of our branch and started shouting. Elements of the branch used their guns, killed six and wounded others. There were formal orders not to use live ammunition without a permission.

August 4, 2020

book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution:Testimony of Abu al-Fateh

When we were in Palestine branch, of course before start of the revolution, jailers used to stop torture if the prisoner loses consciousness. They were keen not to let him die during the torture course or maybe they were implementing orders of the prison director.

July 28, 2020

“Prelude: book “Sednaya Prison During The Syrian Revolution

Number of those who die from hunger, exceeded the number of victims of torture. Quarrels between prisoners increased, always about trivial shares of food.

June 12, 2020

The Women Left Behind

despite all obstacles, many Syrian women have taken it in their own hands to support each other and fight for their missing loved ones

June 2, 2020

Gone Without a Trace: Syria’s Detained, Abducted, and Forcibly Disappeared

In most cases, to be imprisoned in Syria is to disappear. Tens of thousands of people, if not more, have been unlawfully taken prisoner or held incommunicado in the context of the Syrian conflict

August 25, 2019

Jail, torture, bereavement, starvation: one family’s endless horror in Syria

Civilians in some places have had to abide by HTS’s rules and, in May, the NLF was forced into an alliance with HTS to fend off the current regime assault. Estimates of HTS’s strength vary from about 15,000 to 30,000 fighters