I- Executive Summary:
SNHR documented not less than 54 massacres committed in February, detailed as follows:
A- Government forces (army, security forces, local militias, foreign Shiite militias) committed 47 massacres.
B- Extremist Islamic Groups
i- ISIL committed 3 massacres
C- Kurd “self-management” forces committed 1 massacre
D- Unidentified Groups committed 3 massacres.
SNHR describes an incident as a massacre if it involves: “the killing of five unarmed people at least”, for more information on our methodology, please visit the following URL.
Classification of massacres according to Syrian governorates:
Damascus suburbs: 3
Deir Al Zour: 1
Al Hassaka: 1