The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Abandonment of newborn babies | Residents find a newborn girl dumped in the street in Idlib

Idlib province: Residents found a newborn baby dumped by her parents for unknown reasons dumped at the side of a street in Idlib City within HTS-held areas.

Accordingly, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented 21 cases of abandoned new-born babies in all zones of influence across Syria since early 2024; they are distributed as follows:


SDF-held areas: 12 cases, two of whom were found dead.

HTS-controlled areas: Four cases.

Regime-controlled areas: Two case.

“Euphrates Shield” area: One case.

“Olive Branch” area: Two cases.