“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...

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...

Prisoners in Syria

Since the first days of the Syrian uprising, the Syrian authorities have been arresting thousands of citizens. Arrests went along with the acts of...

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...

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...

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...

Sexual Abuses inside Detention Centers

Sexual Abuses inside Detention Centers In the context of documenting the crimes committed in Syria through interviewing some of the people who experienced...

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...

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...

Frequency of Arrests and Abductions by Government Forces Rises as the...

According to daily observation of SHNR, we noticed an alarming increase in the frequency of arrests and abductions by government forces across Syrian governorates...

Lewa’ al Aqsa Group Carries Out Mass Executions Involving Civilians and...

The Execution of Detainees at al Khazzanat Detention Center in Khan Sheikhoun City in the Suburbs of Idlib Governorate Constitutes a War Crime SNHR has...

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...