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Aid for Victims of Beirut’s Explosion Must Include Syrian Refugees

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The explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate at a port in Beirut on August 4 decimated a large section of the city and has left hundreds of thousands

PRESS RELEASE: Syrian journalist and human rights organization secure access to Arabic translation of the Anwar Raslan trial

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Berlin/Koblenz, 19 August 2020 – Accredited Arabic-speaking journalists will finally have access to simultaneous German-Arabic interpretation during the world’s first trial on Syrian state torture before the Higher Regional

Prosecuting ISIS in Northeast Syria

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On April 11, the Syrian Democratic Forces announced an agreement with Baghdad to repatriate 31,000 Iraqis, mostly women and children, currently held in Northeast Syria. This is a troubling

Report Release: An Analysis of Survivor Accounts of SGBV in Syria

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Since the earliest days of the conflict in Syria, rumors and reports of sexual and gender-based violence have been rampant, but collecting high-quality documentation of such crimes has proved challenging.

Understanding the Role of Sanctions in the Syrian Conflict

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Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria, foreign countries have imposed economic sanctions on the Syrian government, implementing what has been called “some of the most complicated and far

Legal Limbo: The Future of ISIS’s Children

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In recent weeks, international media has been flooded with stories of foreign ISIS members who are attempting to return to their home countries in Europe and North America. Ensuring that

Justice or Forgiveness? The Case of Anwar Raslan

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On February 13, prosecutors in Germany announced that they, in conjunction with their French counterparts, arrested three Syrians accused of crimes against humanity. One of these suspects, identified only as

US Military Report on Civilian Casualties Fails to Address Syrian Concerns

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A US Department of Defense (DOD) report from April 2018 on the US military’s process for assessing civilian casualties (CIVCAS) was partially declassified and released to the public in

What Does the Marie Colvin Case Mean for Syrians?

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Last week, a U.S. District Court issued a judgement ordering the Syrian government to pay $302.5 million to the family of slain journalist Marie Colvin, sparking considerable discussion