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Introduction: Despite the great complexity of the conflict in Syria, its protracted nature, transformation and multiplicity of actors, the issue of detention can be said to be one of the most complex and critical aspects of this conflict. Notwithstanding the stalemate in the course of political settlement to the conflict in Syria, addressing the issue of detention is so urgent it cannot be delayed. The idea of this document is an attempt to develop a reference document for detention in Syria tackling the various aspects of detention in Syria as well as exploring the approaches...
Introduction  Prolonged years of service for the Criminal Security Department in Aleppo province did not recommend from the risk of being held by Syrian security apparatus in 2011. He never thought that fetching little bread for people of his home city of Kafr Zita might expose him to seven bitter and cruel years of detention, which he summarized to STJ in this testimony in an interview conducted late March 2018, he began by saying, "I was not released except after paying a bribe of SYP10, 000, 000 to the judge,...
Introduction: The conflict in Syria currently is at a crossroad. The regular Syrian forces and its allied have secured areas around the capital Damascus, as well as Homs and Hama provinces. Left out of its reach are northwestern areas, including Idleb, part of Aleppo countryside and Hama, and southwestern Syria, more specifically parts of Daraa and Quneitra under control of armed opposition factions an jihadist groups. The north is also divided. The northwestern region, especially Afrin and Euphrate shield areas, are under Turkish control, and northeastern Syria, under Syrian Democratic Forces control, backed buy...