Forced Disappearance in Syria

Gone Without a Trace Introduction Since the beginning of the popular uprising in March 2011, detention and forced “disappearances” have occurred on a daily, and increasing,...

Sexual Abuse: “A Scar of a Lifetime” Rape in Syrian...

I- Introduction: SNHR documented the rape of seven women in Hama State Security Branch. In previous reports we discussed different violations committed against Syrian...

“The Anti-terrorism Court” issued verdicts against 56 detainees in Hama Central...

Detainees in Syrian Prisons: Death Penalty or Death under torture Since the beginning of June 2015, up to the moment of preparing this report, the...

Prisoners get executed in areas prone to break out of government...

The lives of more than 115,000 prisoners are at risk First: Introduction and Executive Summary Al-Fath Army (an alliance formed by a number of armed opposition...

Confined, Abused and Instrumentalised: Detention of Women in Syria

When Syrian men and women peacefully took to the street in early 2011 to demand democratic reforms, they were met with escalating repression, including...

The Syrian Christian Detainees between the Government Forces’ Suppression and the...

First: Introduction The Syrian authorities detention of the civil movements’ activists: authors, politicians, media activists, aid workers, etc who form more than 90% of the...

Secret Detention Centers in Syria

Der Shmiel camp Introduction With the accumulating, ceaseless widespread, and systematic arrests and detentions is continuing at the hands of government forces (The army, security forces,...

Most Notable Imprisoned and Forcibly disappeared Journalists

Introduction Even before the emergence of the armed groups in the second half of 2013 and then the extremist groups in 2013, The Syrian regime...

Syrian Refugees Arrested and Tortured in A’arsal during September

Background information about Arsal Arsal is a village located in Lebanon – Baalbek – Beqaa governorate. Arsal is relatively isolated, it is 38 km away...

85, 000 forcibly-disappeared persons in the Syrian regime detention centers

Forced-disappearance is a multidimensional crime as it affects, in addition to the victim himself, his family and even his friends. Syria, in particular, has...