Documentation

Clashes at the Syrian-Jordanian Border Highlight Need to Address Growing Captagon Trade

Clashes at the Syrian-Jordanian Border Highlight Need to Address Growing Captagon Trade

In recent months, clashes along the Syrian-Jordanian border have become increasingly common,  a result of the growing cross-border trade of  captagon. With the recent opening of the Jaber crossing in

A Toxic Legacy - Chemical Weapons and Birth Defects in Syria

A Toxic Legacy - Chemical Weapons and Birth Defects in Syria

Since 2012, chemical weapon attacks by the Assad government have killed and injured thousands of Syrians. Such attacks are not only deadly but also psychologically terrorizing for victims. However, emerging

Perpetrators’ documentation as sources for casualty recording

Perpetrators’ documentation as sources for casualty recording

[Previously published on Every Casualty on October 20, 2021] This article is based on the presentation given by Roger Lu Phillips at a webinar on casualty recording in Syria, on

Spike in “Honor Killings” Fuels Protests for Accountability in Northeast Syria

Spike in “Honor Killings” Fuels Protests for Accountability in Northeast Syria

Two recent honor killings in Syria’s northeast have ignited public outrage and started a debate about how these murders should be prosecuted in the community. It is nearly impossible