Death Toll for December 2014
SNHR documented the killing of 1851 people in December 2014, distributed as follows:
First: Government forces
SNHR documented the death of 1049 people by government forces, including 203 children (seven children a day), no less than 105 women, and no less than 97 under torture (eight deaths under torture a day).
The percent of children and women victims reached 29%, which is a clear indication of the purposed targeting of civilians by governmental forces.
Governmental forces killed no less than 357 rebel by shelling operations or during clashes.
Second: Kurdish forces
Killed seven civilians including one woman, two children, and one victim under torture.
Third: Extremist groups
SNHR documented the killing of 333 by extremist groups as follows:
A. Civilians: 72 civilians were killed including four children and four women.
B. Rebels: Daesh killed no less than 236 during clashes or by field-executing prisoners.
A. Civilians: killed 17 civilians including two children and two women.
B. Rebels: killed six rebels during clashes or by field-executing prisoners.
A. Civilians: two women
B. Rebels: none
Fourth: Armed opposition factions
SNHR documented the killing of 49 victims by armed opposition as follows:
A. Civilians: killed 41 civilians including seven children and three women.
B. Rebels: killed eight rebels were killed during clashes between armed opposition factions
Fifth: International alliance forces
No victims killed by the international alliance forces were documented
Sixth: Other cases
We recorded 56 other killing incidents including 11 children, one woman, and 12 rebels.