The ISIS Prison at Mansura Dam: Investigating the Fates of Detainees

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #68: Kalashnikovs, not Flowers

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #68 Hearing Date: February 6 & 8, 2024 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #67: Is Hiding the Truth the Same as Telling a Lie?

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #67 Hearing Date: January 30 & February 1, 2024 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial;

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They Spared No One: Barrel Bomb Attacks on Civilians in Syria

0:00/1× The below interactive map displays 350 verified barrel bomb attacks perpetrated by the Syrian government These incidents formed the foundation for SJAC's documentary View a full screen version of this map here

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #66: R.I.P. Mr. Farrag

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #66 Hearing Date: January 23 & 25, 2024 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #62: A Drop at a Time

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #62 Hearing Date: December 5 & 7, 2023 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it

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A review of Universal Jurisdiction for Syria in 2023

Even before SJAC began monitoring the daily proceedings of key Syrian trials, it has comprehensively surveyed the justice landscape to compile the most complete set of data on Universal Jurisdiction trials related to and impacting

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #65: The Missing Interpreter

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #65 Hearing Date: January 15, 16 & 18, 2024 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial;

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #64: Al-Bunni: Second Act

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #64 Hearing Date: December 19 & 21, 2023 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it

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2023 Updates to SJAC’s Bayanat Database

In 2023, SJAC’s relational database Bayanat, underwent a series of transformative updates, improving security, efficiency, and user experience. This article looks at some of the most important changes to Bayanat and highlights how Bayanat

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #63: O Brother Where Art Thou?

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #63 Hearing Date: December 14, 2023 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it is

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #61: When the Plaster Starts Crumbling

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #61 Hearing Date: November 14, 2023 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it is

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #60: Al Agi on the Defensive

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #60 Hearing Date: November 7 & 9, 2023 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of the trial; it

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Forgotten in Transitional Justice: Syrians with Disabilities

Over 30 percent of the Syrian population is disabled—a number far above the global average of 15 percent. Physical and mental disabilities amongst the Syrian population are in large part due to conflict-related violence,

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