Syria Campaigns

Syria: NGOs Renew Call for Release of Douma 4, Human Rights Activists Missing for Three Years | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Arabic) On the 3rd Anniversary of the abduction and enforced disappearance of Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Al-Khalil, Wa’el Hamada and Nazim Hammadi in Douma, 56 NGOs from many countries, call on the armed groups in control of the Douma area and the … [Read more...]

Syria: Human Rights Organizations Renew Calls for Release of Lawyer Khalil Ma’touq | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Full Version (Arabic) Full Version (French) (Geneva, New York, October 04, 2016) – Syria should immediately release the Human Rights Lawyer Khalil Ma’touq and his assistant, Mohamed Thatha, 31 human rights organizations said today, on the fourth anniversary of their … [Read more...]

Syria: Joint Appeal to Help Free Syrian Human Rights Defender Razan Zaitouneh and Her Colleagues on Her Birthday | Letter

Full PDF (Arabic العربية) | Full PDF (English) Nineteen human rights groups worldwide again call for the location and release of four Syrian human rights defenders abducted and disappeared in December 2013: Razan Zaitouneh, her husband Wael Hamada, and Samira Khalil and Nazem … [Read more...]

Syria: Renewed Calls for Bassel Khartabil’s Release on 4th Anniversary of Detention | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version (English) | Full PDF Version (Arabic) 17-Mar-2016 Syria: Renewed calls for Bassel Khartabil’s release on 4th anniversary of detention  Syria’s authorities should reveal the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software developer and free speech activist, and release him … [Read more...]

Syria: Canadian Government Asked for Support to Help Free Syrian Human Rights Defender Razan Zaitouneh on Two-Year Anniversary of Abduction | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (English and Arabic) On the second anniversary of the abduction and disappearance of human rights lawyer Razan Zaitouneh,  her colleagues Samira Khalil, Nazem Hamadi and her husband Wa’el Hamada, eight international NGOs joined with Razan's family to reiterate their call for their … [Read more...]

Syria: Fears for Life of Free Expression Advocate – Bassel Khartabil, in Undiscloed Location, May Face Death Sentence | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC and 35 other international human rights organizations call for the release of Syrian freedom of expression advocate, Bassel Khartabil, arbitrarily detained since 12 March 2012 and now feared to have been disappeared as of 3 October 2015 and possibly sentenced to death by an … [Read more...]

Syria: No Word on Activist’s Whereabouts | Report

Full PDF Version (English) | Full PDF Version (Arabic) Syria: No Word on Activist’s Whereabouts Bassel Khartabil Transferred to Undisclosed Location on October 3 (Beirut, November 4, 2015) – Syria’s authorities have yet to disclose the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software … [Read more...]

Syria: NGOs Call for Release of Bassel Khartabil | Press Release

Full PDF Version Thirty-one NGOs issued a Press Release calling for the release of Bassel Khartabil. imprisoned since December 2012 and charged with 'spying for a foreign state'. A software engineer, Bassel was imprisoned for working to increase online access and provide research and education … [Read more...]

Syria: Human Rights Organizations Mark Birthday of Razan Zaitouneh with Renewed Call for Release of ‘Duma Four’ | Letter

Full PDF Version 71 organizations joined to call for the release of lawyer Razan Zaitouneh and human rights defenders Samira Khalil, Nazem Hamadi and Wa’el Hamada (the Duma Four) who were disappeared on 9 December 2013. The joint statement was released in English and Arabic on the … [Read more...]

Syria: Free Human Rights Defenders Held for Three Years | Letter

Full PDF Version سوريا: يجب إخلاء سبيل المدافعين عن حقوق الإنسان المحتجزين منذ 3 سنوات For Immediate Release Syria: Free Human Rights Defenders Held 3 Years Detained Arbitrarily, and Tortured (Geneva, February 16, 2015) – The Syrian government should immediately free the prominent … [Read more...]