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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Arresting Number of Doctors and Relief Personnel by Government Forces

Simultaneously with the increasing rates of killing and destruction by government forces, the security and intelligence bodies is continuing its violations of human rights...

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,...

Detainees Disappeared and Tortured by an Armed Opposition Faction in Daraa

The Incident of the Killing of the Defected Colonel Zidan Nsierat SNHR has released a report entitled: “Detainees Disappeared and Tortured by an Armed Opposition...

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...

Prisoners and the Events of Aleppo Central Prison

Central prisoner in Aleppo contain more than 4600 detainees, most of them political prisoners, human rights activists and media activists, in addition to felonies'...

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...