Joint Statement: Human rights organizations call on Algeria to stand against...

Geneva – London - The Algerian government’s refusal to condemn the Syrian military’s aggression against civilians should be censured by the international community, says...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

Euro-Med and Syrian Network Urge PA To Investigate Al-Safadi’s Execution

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) and the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent a letter to the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today,...

G7 ministers must tackle Russian belligerence and Syria together...

BY:EPA/Kiyoshi Ota The war in Syria and increased Russian belligerence are two of the greatest threats to international peace and security, and are highly interlinked,...

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...

Syrian Civil Society Demands Enforcement As Ceasefire Violations Mount in Syria

One week into Syria’s peace talks, the number of reported violations of international humanitarian law is surging – threatening to undermine peace talks....