Joint Statements

Syria: Make Human Rights Priority of Geneva Talks

Ending Unlawful Attacks; Access to Aid; Detainee Rights; Justice; Security Sector Reform (Geneva, February 21, 2017) – Participants in the February 23, 2017, UN-sponsored Syria peace talks in Geneva should prioritize five key human rights issues during negotiations, 40 human rights and other organizations said today. The priorities are to end unlawful attacks, ensure aid access

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Three Years after Their Disappearance: Where Is Razan, Wael, Samira and Nazim?!

On December 9, 2013, a group of gunmen stormed the offices of the Violations Documentation Center in Syria in Douma, Damascus countryside and abducted Razan Zaitouneh and three other activists: Samira Khalil, Nazim Hamada and Wael Hamada. Their whereabouts is still unknown, which exacerbated concerns about their health and safety. Razan Zaitouneh is one of

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Save Syria’s Doctors

A hospital in Aleppo is the most dangerous place in the world. Dr. Salem, who is currently in besieged east Aleppo City, pleas in a statement released a few days ago: “I am required to stay safe in the most dangerous city in the world. They tell me to ‘take care’, as if I am

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