51 % of the casualties are women and children
During this month, the rate of targeted women and children by government forces has increased significantly. The percentage of targeting civilians has reached 51%, which is strong indicator that government forces deliberately and indiscriminately targets civilians.
This report includes the casualties’ death toll of who were killed by major conflict parti s in Syria:
A- Governmental forces (army, local militias, foreign Shitti militias)
B- PYD Kurdish Forces
C- Extremist groups
D- Armed opposition factions
E- International Coalition Forces
F- Unidentified groups
I- SNHR Methodology:
The Syrian Network for Human Rights is an independent human rights organization that documents the violations of human rights by the five major conflict parties in Syria.
For more information on SNHR methodology.
This report does not include the government forces casualties (army, security forces, local or foreign militias) or ISIS casualties in the absence of criteria to document this type of victims.
II- Report Details:
SNHR documented the death of 1674 individuals during July 2015, detailed as follows:
A- Government Forces:
SNHR recorded the death of 1342 individuals by government forces, detailed as follows:
Government forces killed 966 civilians, including 209 women and 286 children (at a rate of killing 10 children daily). Not less than 56 individuals died under torture (at a rate of killing 2 individuals daily under torture.)
The percentage of women and children killed by government forces has reached 51% of the total percentage of targeting civilians, which is strong indicator that government forces deliberately and indiscriminately targets civilians.