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On August 7, 2018, an anonymous armed group kidnapped director of the Sahel Free Health Directorate of the Syrian Interim Government following storming the Sahel Specialist Hospital. Several hospitals suspended work in protest of the kidnap incident, according to official statements released by the Directorate. No party has declared responsibility so far. The Sahel Free Health Directorate states that a terrorist armed group stormed the Sahel Specialist Hospital at 6:00 a.m., beat the security guards and handcuffed them threatening of using weapons. Then some of the elements of the group headed to the office of the...
introduction The bombardment by the Syrian regular forces and their allies is no longer the only obsession that still terrifies the civilians in Idlib and Hama countryside, unexploded remnants of bombardment pose a pressing danger that threatens lives of many of them, notably the children. In June 2018, different parts in Idlib and Hama countryside, which are held by armed opposition and other Jihadist factions, witnessed the death and the injury of many children due to remnants of bombardment, especially the unexploded cluster munitions[1].   According to the field...
  Preface  After more than seven years of conflict in Syria, children remain the group at greatest disadvantage, as the ongoing violence has not only caused the killing and displacement of many children, but it also resulted in many of them having disabilities and deformities that they will suffer for the rest of their lives. This report aims to recounts the stories of children who became disable and maimed in 2018 and previous years, as a result of bombing their villages and towns in rural Hama and Idlib Governorates, held by...