25 amongst which were committed by Government Forces
I- Executive Summary:
SNHR documented not less than 33 massacres that were committed in July 2014, detailed as follows:
A- Government Forces (army, security forces, local militias and foreign militias) committed 25 massacres.
B- Armed Opposition Groups: committed 5 massacres.
C- 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.
Massacres’ distribution according to the Syrian governorates:
Aleppo: 17 massacres were committed, Daraa: 5, Damascus suburbs: 4, Idlib: 3, Deir Al Zour: 2, Hama: 1, Al Raqqa: 1.