This is the second of a series of research blog posts investigating violations of international humanitarian law since the military offensive began on 18 February 2018 by Russian-backed Syrian government forces to root out armed opposition groups... Read more »
This is the first of a series of research blog posts investigating unlawful attacks since the military offensive began on 18 February 2018 by Russian-backed Syrian government forces to root out armed opposition groups based in Eastern... Read more »
This briefing describes serious abuses of human rights committed in detention facilities run by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS),1 an armed opposition group that currently controls significant swathes of territory and people in northern Syria, including in al- Raqqa governorate and... Read more »
By Amnesty International’s Syria researcher Cilina Nasser in Istanbul 8 November 2013 “I’m not thinking about the future…I’m thinking about what we have left behind. I did not say a proper goodbye to my father and... Read more »
Mass killings took place in al-Baydah on 2 May and Banias on 3 May. Research carried out by Amnesty International into the incidents found that pro-government forces were behind the deaths of at least 130 individuals in al-Baydah and... Read more »
Information researched by Amnesty International indicates that the death in custody at end of June of Nader al-Bayoumi, a 35-year-old man detained by the Lebanese army following armed clashes between the military and followers of Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Ahmed... Read more »
Human rights researcher and blogger.