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...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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...

Letter from 33 NGOs on ACT Code of Conduct

Excellency, On behalf of the undersigned civil society organizations, we are writing to request your government’s explicit support for the new “Code of Conduct regarding...

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: Urgent call to protect civilians caught between fires in besieged...

9 April 2015. In view of the dramatic deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp (located South Damascus), the undersigned...

Syria: Campaign to Free Detainees

Human Rights Coalition Opens ‘Hearts in Our Hands’ Effort (LONDON, February 12, 2015) -- The Free Syrian Voices (www.free-syrian-voices.org) coalition, today announced its “Hearts...

Syria: Free Human Rights Defenders Held 3 Years

Detained Arbitrarily, and Tortured (Geneva, February 16, 2015) – The Syrian government should immediately free the prominent Syrian human rights defenders Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani...

On the 33th anniversary, where is justice for the victims of...

To this day, no court, regional or international was created to address the massacre, no security personnel, regardless of his rank, was held accountable,...