المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

246 dead in 5 days of barrel bombing of Syria’s Aleppo

BEIRUT: At least 246 people, including 73 children, have been killed in five days of Syrian army barrel bombing of rebel-held held areas of second city Aleppo, an NGO said Thursday. Hundreds more have been wounded in the raids using…

Activists: Syrian rebels free hundreds from prison

BEIRUT: Syrian rebels launched a new push in the northern province of Aleppo on Thursday to capture key symbols of the government and stormed a major section of a prison there, freeing hundreds of prisoners in the process, activists said.…

More than 250 killed in Aleppo bombings

At least 257 people have been killed in "barrel bomb" attacks on eastern Aleppo since Saturday, AFP reported Thursday (February 6th). The dead include at least 76 children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, while hundreds…

Syria rebels break open prison in Aleppo, free 300 prisoners

Syrian rebels have breached part of Aleppo’s central prison, releasing several hundred inmates in a bloody skirmish with regime troops, activists reported Thursday. The prison, which the rebels have had under siege for almost a year, has…

Rebels Release Inmates in Prison Attack

A Syrian suicide bomber detonated himself in an Aleppo prison Thursday, freeing hundreds of inmates and intensifying the struggle to maintain control over the city, according to the Daily Herald. The attack began when a Chechen suicide…

Syrian rebels free hundreds in Aleppo jail

Syrian rebels seized control on Thursday of most of Aleppo’s central prison, freeing hundreds of prisoners, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “Ahrar al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front (brigades) have taken control of 80 percent of…

Syrian rebels free inmates after suicide prison attack

BEIRUT -- A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a Syrian prison Thursday and rebels stormed in behind him, freeing hundreds of inmates as part of an offensive aimed at capturing key government symbols around the northern city…

First group of civilians leave besieged Syrian areas in Homs

Beirut (Alliance News) - The first group of civilians left Syria's rebel-held old city of Homs on Friday under a temporary ceasefire deal between the regime and the opposition to evacuate residents of besieged areas and let humanitarian aid…

Jarba says opposition to receive advanced weapons

Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba said Wednesday that rebels would soon receive advanced weapons because they have been waging a two-front war against regime troops and militant extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria…

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