About 5000 killed in May 2016, and the international community go on with its carelessness towards the Syrian blood • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

About 5000 killed in May 2016, and the international community go on with its carelessness towards the Syrian blood


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented death of 4927 persons in the month of March 2016. The casualties are as follows:


Civilians: 917 civilians, including 185 boys and girls under the age of eighteen, and 148 female citizens over the age of 18, they were killed as follows:


334 citizens including 85 children and 53 citizen women killed in raids by Russian and Syrian warplanes’ bombing and helicopters’ barrel bombs, 101 people including 28 children and 9 citizen women were killed in the shelling and sniper fire of the regime forces, and a man executed by Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant) in the countryside of Idlib, 37 persons were killed under torture in Syrian security prisons and dungeons of its intelligence branches, 39 including 3 citizen women and 15 children were killed in the bombing by warplanes of the international coalition, 134 persons including 27 children and 39 citizen women killed by the mortar shells and targeting by the rebel and Islamic Factions and the “Islamic State” organization, and 31persons including a child were executed by the “Islamic State” organization, 11 persons including a child were killed by gunshots of the Turkish and Jordanian border guards, and citizen killed by the Jordanian border guards, and 3 persons (2 of them are children) died due to poor health conditions and the bad living conditions and the lack of medication, 3 persons were killed in the shelling and the gunshots of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Aleppo province, and 178 people including 8 children and 19 citizen women were killed in a booby trapped vehicles detonation in several areas in Syria, and 45 including 17 children 23 citizen woman killed in different circumstances like unidentified gunmen, explosions, landmines and other unknown circumstances.


Rebel and Islamic fighters and The Syrian Democratic Forces of Syrian nationalities who were killed in clashes against the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them and in clashes among factions: 1150


Defected soldiers and officers: 3


Regime soldiers and officers: 584


Members from Popular Committees, NDF and militiamen loyal to the regime of Syrian nationalities: 499


Militiamen from the Lebanese Hezbollah: 25


Non-Syrian Pro-regime mostly Shia militiamen: 210


Fighters from the rebel and Islamic factions, the “Islamic State”, Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant) and Jaish al-Mohajereen and al-Ansar and the Islamic Turkistan Party of non-Syrian nationalities: 1516


Unidentified casualties: 23


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights renews its call to all international sides -despite the horrifying silence by the international community- to work more seriously for immediate stop of the Syrian people’s blood shedding and to put more pressure on the countries members of the members of the UN Security Council so these war crimes and the crimes against humanity are handled by the International Criminal Court. We in the Syrian Observatory demand the punishment of all perpetrators, instigators, collaborators and all individuals and sides who used the Syrian blood as a political card and as means to carry out their personal agendas, as well as those who transformed a revolution for dignity to a sectarian and ethnic civil war.