New Guide Explores Realities Facing Syria’s Disappeared, Arbitrarily Detained, and Their Families

    —“There can be no peace in Syria until the rights of the wrongfully detained, disappeared, and their families are fully restored,” warns a new publication released today by the Bridges of Truth, a collaborative of eight Syrian civil society organizations and ICTJ. A Guide to the Untold Darkness: The Realities of Syria’s Disappeared, Arbitrarily Detained,

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    Statement by Bridges of Truth Member Organizations The Path to Accountability Through European Courts

    The start of 2022 was marked by two important victories in the fight for justice and redress for victims of human rights violations in Syria. The first was the sentencing of Anwar Raslan, a former colonel in the Syrian intelligence service, to life in prison by the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz, Germany. The second

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    Declaration of Principles Issued by a group of civil society organizations, women’s organizations, and activists

    Given the growing deterioration in the situation of Syrian women, which registered an increase in discrimination against them and in depriving them of their rights to development, work, education, civil rights and the right to grant citizenship to their children, and their exclusion from effective participation in public affairs and decision-making posts/positions, in addition to

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    DARAA UNDER SIEGE – Second update

    Second update on developments in the field and its impact on civilians July 30th to August 12th, 2021 A grim milestone, 50 days under siege. This reporting period witnessed the tragic impact of the continuation of the siege on Daraa al-Balad and the surrounding areas. As military forces try to advance, from time to time,

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    DARAA IS A TARGET AGAIN

    In June 2021, a military escalation took place in Daraa, and on June the 27th, Daraa central committees issued a statement from the province community leaders, objecting to the Russian position because it turned from a guarantor of the settlement to a position of putting a pressure on the people of the Daraa province.

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    Statement on Denmark’s decision to deport Syrian refugees

    Denmark has been declaring parts of Syria “safe” and has embarked on an egregious campaign of revoking or denying extensions of temporary residence permits granted to Syrians who were assessed to have fled solely due to the generalized situation of violence. Last month, Denmark denied applications to around 189 Syrians who had found refuge there

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