The Death of 2231 Individuals in April 2015

Death Toll of April 2015

Death of 2231

Report Details:
1- Government forces:

SNHR documented the death of 1884 individuals by government forces in notable rise from the last month of almost 550 victims, distributes as follow:
a. Civilians:
Government forces killed 1519 civilians including 269 children (9 children killed each day), and 192 women, also no less than 104 victims of death under torture (4 victims died under torture each day).
The children and women victims 31% of the total civilian victims’ toll which is a clear indication of the deliberate targeting of civilians by the government forces.
b. Armed individuals:
Government forces killed 365 gunmen in either shelling or conflicts

2- YPG:
Killed 3 civilians
3- Extremists groups:
We recorded the deaths of 220 victims by extremist groups distributed as follow:
a. ISIS:
1. Civilians: 68 victims including 2 children and 2 women and one victim of death under torture.
2. Armed individuals: 142 gunmen killed in conflicts with armed opposition factions or field execution of captives.
b. An-Nussra front:
1. Civilians: 10 victims including 2 children and a woman and 3 victims of death under torture.
2. Armed individuals: no deaths recorded

4- Armed opposition factions:
SNHR recorded the deaths of 82 victims by the armed opposition distributed as follow:
1. Civilians: 82 victims including 21 children and 14 women.
2. Armed individuals: no deaths recorded
5- Unidentified groups:
SNHR recorded 42 murders including 10 children and 6 women by groups unidentified up till the moment of preparing this report.

We would like to indicate that this is what we were able to document and verify by full name, time, and place, in all the Syrian provinces, we also like to indicate that there are many cases that we couldn’t document, especially in the massacres incidents and sieges on towns and villages, and cutting off communication by the government forces repeatedly in every time, which promote a rise in the actual number of victims, and it’s all due to the Syrian government banning any human rights organization to work on its lands.

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