Free Prominent Rights Defenders

(New York, May 27, 2014) – A prominent human rights defender and three of her colleagues believed to be in the custody of an...

Syria: Human rights organizations mark birthday of Razan Zaitouneh with renewed...

(Geneva, 28 April 2015) - To mark the 38th birthday (on April 29) of missing human rights defender and lawyer Razan Zaitouneh, head 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: No word on four abducted activists

A year on, no information on Douma Four The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Khalil, Wa’el Hamada and Nazem Hamadi – the...

Syria: Joint Statement Urging Release of Human Rights Lawyer Khalil Ma’touq

On the third anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq and his assistant and friend Mohamed Zaza, the undersigned...

Syria: No Word on Activist’s Whereabouts

Bassel Khartabil Transferred to Undisclosed Location on October 3 (Beirut, November 4, 2015) – Syria’s authorities have yet to disclose the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil,...

Syria: Fears for Life of Free Expression Advocate

Bassel Khartabil, in Undiscloed Location, May Face Death Sentence (Beirut, November 20, 2015) - Bassel Khartabil, a defender of freedom expression being held in conditions...