Syria: Joint appeal to help free Syrian human rights defender Razan...

On 29 April, human rights groups worldwide are marking the birthday of Syrian human rights defender Razan Zaitouneh, who will be spending it in...

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: 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...

Joint statement regarding the main principles of any negotiation process in...

The Syrian cause is at a pivotal moment following recent political and field developments coupled with regional and international agreements – including the Vienna...

Female detainees in Adra prison start open hunger strike SNHR have...

SHNR informed that the women in the department of deposit of Adra central prison in Damascus have decided, on 1 July 2013, to start...

Joint Statement: Three Years after Their Disappearance: Where Is Razan, Wael,...

On December 9, 2013, a group of gunmen stormed the offices of the Violations Documentation Center in Syria in Douma, Damascus countryside and abducted...

Syrian Civil Society Demand Progress on Syria’s Detainee File

As Syria peace talks resume, Syrians urge US, Russia and Jordan to include the release of almost 107,000 detainees as part of the Ceasefire...

Joint Statement: Syrian Civil Society Demand Independent Monitors in Idlib

The UN must deploy independent monitors to Idlib to ensure the safety of the Syrian people and guarantee urgently needed medical and humanitarian...

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...

Activists Not Released Despite Amnesty

(New York, July 18, 2014) – Scores of civil society activists, human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers remain in arbitrary detention in Syria...

Joint Statement: Uniting for Peace in Syria: Global Civil Society Appeal...

• 223 organisations from 45 countries and 5 continents have signed the civil society declaration. • While the UN Security Council has primary responsibility for...

Joint Statement: Letter to the International Syria Support Group on Cessation...

Members of the International Syria Support Group Your Excellencies, Today US Secretary of State John Kerry set out in clear terms to the UN Security Council...