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...

International Observers Convey Targeted in Daraa

SNHR was informed through its members in Daraa governorate that the international observers convey in Daraa was targeted at approximately 11:44 AM during their...

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...

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...

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...

Europe must not Finance the Syrian Government Plans for Reconstruction until...

Photo By: EURACTIV Brussels/London/Paris, 13 March – European tax-payers' money must not go to Syria's government for reconstruction until an inclusive, durable transition is underway,...

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...

Statement on the attack on the offices of Civil Society Organizations...

Summary of What Happened In the early morning on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, a group of people took to social networks, calling for a demonstration...

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...

Members of the International Syria Support Group

Photo By: REUTERS/ Michael Dalder Your Excellencies, This month, as Syrians mark 6 years since the start of the revolution, our people will embark on a...

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...