Syria Ceasefire Must Be Enforced

Security Council members must be prepared to take action to enforce the upcoming cessation of hostilities, or risk further undermining the reputation of...

Joint Letter from Syrian Organizations to the Security Council After...

While the tragedy of hundreds of thousands of families who keep looking for any information about their missing loved ones during the ongoing conflict...

Towards Accountability, Justice, and Ending Impunity in Syria

We, the undersigning organisations, welcome the French prosecutor's decision to issue arrest warrants against three senior Syrian security officers: first and foremost Major...

Joint letter for the International Day in Support of Victims of...

Today, on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, thousands of Syrian detainees continue to suffer torture and inhumane treatment in secret,...

Free Prominent Rights Defenders

(Geneva, September 5, 2014) –The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani...

Attacks Intensify in Syria’s ‘De-Escalation’ Zones

The Near Year has witnessed a dangerous intensification of the violence in Syria, with at least 155 civilians killed in the first ten...

As Ceasefire Violations Mount, Syrian Human Rights Defenders Demand UN-led Monitoring...

Syria’s ceasefire risks coming undone, Syrian human rights monitors warn, if urgent action is not taken to ensure adequate enforcement and to establish...

Human Rights Defenders in the Middle East and North Africa Call...

We, the undersigned, are a group of activists working in the field of human rights in the Middle East and North Africa region. We...

Syrian Civil Society: To Succeed, Syrian Peace Talks Must Reflect Concerns...

photo By: Philippe Desmazes/AFP   - Today, Syrian civil society representatives arrived in Geneva to make clear that all parties to the conflict attending the...

Syrian activists on hunger strike to protest violations in Lebanon

The undersigned organisations express full support to Syrian activists currently on hunger strike around the world to expose human rights violations, reported acts of...

Syria: Disclose Whereabouts of Detained Freedom of Expression Advocate

Release Bassel Khartabil Held Unfairly since 2012 (October 7, 2015) – Syria’s authorities should immediately reveal the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software developer and...

Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and...

The family of Bassel Khartabil, a Syrian-Palestinian software engineer and free speech activist, confirmed that he had been subjected to an extrajudicial execution in...