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
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
On April 11, the Syrian Democratic Forces announced an agreement [https://www.france24.com/en/20190411-syria-kurds-say-deal-made-31000-displaced-iraqis-go-home] with Baghdad to repatriate 31,000 Iraqis, mostly women and children, currently held in
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.
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
In recent weeks, international media has been flooded [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/us/politics/hoda-muthana-hearing.html] with stories [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/14/london-schoolgirl-who-fled-to-join-isis-wants-to-return-to-uk]
On February 13, prosecutors in Germany announced that they, in conjunction with their French counterparts, arrested [https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-germany-syria/two-syrians-arrested-in-germany-for-suspected-crimes-against-humanity-idUKKCN1Q21GV] three Syrians accused of crimes against humanity.
A US Department of Defense (DOD) report [https://www.justsecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Civ-Cas-Study-Redacted-just-security.pdf] from April 2018 on the US military’s process for assessing civilian casualties
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