IRIN News reports on emerging efforts to document human rights violations in Syria, as well as the push for transitional justice.
Syria Justice and Accountability Centre (SJAC) Executive Director Mohammad Al Abdallah states that Syria human rights defenders must play a balancing act in their activism. “If you criticize the rebels…you could be assassinated. They start to attack you and accuse you of working with the government. But if you ignore [their crimes], you are under moral pressure. It’s a pretty hard mission”, says Al Abdallah.
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