No Less than 37 Massacres were Perpetrated in February 2015

37 Massacres

Executive Summary
SNHR documented in the month of February 2015 37 massacres at least as follows:
Government forces: 34 massacres
YPG: one massacre
Armed opposition: two massacres

The regional distribution of the massacres was as follows:
Damascus suburbs: 18 massacres
Aleppo: six massacres
Idlib: four massacres
Daraa: three massacres
Damascus: one massacre
Latakia: one massacre
Al-Hassaka: one massacre
According to SNHR documenting team, 456 victims were killed at least in those massacres including 99 children and 74 women. 37.94% of the victims are women and children. This notably high percentage indicates that civilians were targeted in most of these massacres.
The death toll of these massacres according to its perpetrators
Government forces: 434 victims including 91 children and 73 women.
YPG: Seven victims including three children.
Armed opposition: 15 victims including five children and one woman.

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