المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

UN Security Council rejects Russia′s Syria aid plan

Russia wanted to reduce the number of border crossings for aid to be brought into war-torn Syria. Its proposal only got four votes. Germany's Foreign Minister Maas slammed Russia for making the humanitarian crisis worse.  UN Security…

Silkworms long gone, Syrian opens museum to waning craft

After Syria's war whisked away the silkworms from his mulberry trees, 65-year-old Mohammed Saud instead turned his idle home workshop into a silk museum to celebrate the ancient craft. © MAHER AL MOUNES Muhammad Saud, a 65-year-old Syrian…

Memories of Srebrenica are being reawakened in Syria

“After Srebrenica, you said never again…Shame on you World!” These were the words written on the posters of demonstrators who gathered in Sarajevo in 2016 to condemn the Assad regime’s siege of Syria’s Aleppo. This month…

Deadly new sanctions on Syria

On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities are spelled out, was the basic…

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