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...

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...

Joint Statement: Syria Cessation of Hostilities Welcome: Humanitarian Aid Desperately Needed

A statement from 101 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organisations on Syria’s Cessation of Hostilities This week’s cessation of hostilities agreement negotiated...

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...

The arrest of Fatima Saed

Fatima was not there to receive the news of her amazing success when the results of the general secondary exams in 2012 were announced...

Joint Statement: Syrian Civil Society Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

H.E. Mr. António Guterres Secretary-General United Nations New York   Your Excellency, With a globe in chaos, the world needs a strong, moral, and courageous United Nations...

Joint Statement: Syria: Free Human Rights Lawyer Khalil Ma’touq Held for...

Renewed calls for Khalil Ma’touq’s release on 4th anniversary of detention (Geneva, New York, October 04, 2016) – Syria should immediately release the Human Rights...

Joint Statement: Syrian civil society organizations condemn the shooting of seven...

We, a group of Syrian civil society organizations, condemn the injudicious shooting committed by the Turkish border police, and as confirmed by witnesses, which...

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: 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...

THE SECURITY COUNCIL MUST VOTE IMMEDIATELY TO INVESTIGATE THE ATTACK ON...

We, the undersigned organisations, strongly condemn the developments of the armed conflict in Syria. The last development was the air raids against the...

Joint statment: Fears of the life-threatening situation in As-Suwayda prison

The international community must meet its responsibilities and investigate the current events in As-Suwayda Central Prison The Central Prison of As-Suwayda (an official civil detention...