Prisons of opinion and political activists

Abdul Akram AlSaqa: Contemporary and innovator Islamic thinker, born in Daria of Damascus governorate on 1944. Abdul-Akram Al-Sakka promoted freedom and peace without openly criticizing the...

The Presidential amnesty in Syria 694 were released out of 215,000...

A- 31 were released from Adra prison; 19 of whom were released but weren’t included in the presidential amnesty as they were released upon...

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 Case of Mohammed Bashir Arab

The systematic torture that is being carried out by government forces is threatening thousands of lives. Mohammed Bashir Arab, an activist and Doctor by...

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...

The Syrian regime’s arresting policy in 2014

The Syrian regime’s security forces and militias continues kidnaping and arresting civilians in addition to the daily killing. With the huge number of people...

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,...

The Prolonged Pain

The Crime of Enforced-Disappearance is most Rampant in Syria, nearly 75,000 Individuals are Forcibly Disappeared SNHR has published a report entitled: “The Prolonged Pain” in...

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...

Military Bases that contain Prisoners

  According to the last statistic conducted by SNHR in 12/6/2013, number of detainees exceeded 215.000 arrested, SNHR have lists for more than 50% of...

The Syrian Regime Arrests 25 Residents from Darayya City Despite the...

Darayya city is affiliated to Damascus suburbs governorate. It is the largest city in the Western Ghouta region and it is less than eight...

The Syrian Regime Uses Detainees as Recruits

The Disgraceful Deal At al Suwayda Prison On April 12, major general Farouq Umran, head of the police force in al Suwayda governorate, visited al Suwyada...