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...

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...

Journalist and human rights defender Kamal Sheikho arrested

He was arrested by government forces in Aleppo then he was transferred to Damascus. SNHR notes that the detainee Kamal Shaikh Jamil is subjected to...

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...

call to neutralize civilians, in particular children and women, and cease...

Even though they are not directly involved in the fight, most of the war victims were women and children as they were experienced death,...

Arrest of the Media Activist Omer Aziz

A media activist, was born in Al Amara neighborhood in Damascus, married and father of three girls and a boy. He was arrested by the...

Arresting Doctors is a Systematic Policy, the Arrest of Medical Student...

More violations are committed against the Syrian university students in general and the students of Aleppo University in particular. Many students from Aleppo University...

Air Intelligence Forces Arrested College Student from Her University

She was arrested inside the campus in front of the Faculty of Law, by the Air Intelligence forces. The citizen has Syrian nationality. No...

Tens of Syrian IDPs are disappearing amid Arabic and International negligence

Mrs. Fadwa Adnan Jamoud, born in 1985, went out of her home in Khrbit Ghazaleh that is located southern of Daraa governorate with her...

Urgent humanitarian appeal: Government Forces kidnaps the girl Fatima Suhail

Fatima Suhail, a 19-year-old girl who was kidnapped by forces affiliated to Syrian Security and Shabiha when she was in front of her home...

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...

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...