Syrian Organizations Reiterate Support for a Missing Persons Mechanism

The undersigned organizations, representing a diverse collection of Syrian civil society, want to reiterate our unified support for an independent, international, inclusive missing persons mechanism, in line with prior requests made by families of the

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The Legality of Israeli Airstrikes in Syria

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, Israel has regularly conducted airstrikes on Syrian government troops, Iran-backed forces, and Hezbollah fighters. The increased frequency and locations around Syria at which these strikes have occurred begs

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #9: Building Bridges

TRIAL OF ALAA M. Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Report 9 Hearing Date: April 26, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this report is not a verbatim transcript of

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Alaa M. Trial – Challenges to a Fair and Public Trial

The Koblenz Trial and the trial of Alaa M. in Frankfurt are the first time that Syrians are witnessing affiliates of the single largest perpetrator in the conflict, the Syrian government, being held accountable. Given

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #8: Rising tensions

TRIAL OF ALAA M. Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #8 Hearing Date: April 5 & 7, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this report is not a verbatim

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