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Introduction: February 11, 2017, ISIS arrested both Soud al-Houtaimi and his friend in Abu Kamal[1] city located in Deir az-Zor. After 119-days arrest, ISIS organization condemned them of theft and assault on an element of ISIS and amputated their hand. "fear Allah and repent to him, now your hands will be amputated",  those were the expression that stuck in Soud's mind, as he narrated to STJ, because it was the last statement addressed to Soud al-Houtaimi and his friend Ahad ash-Sheikh, prior to implementing the theft penalty code; this code states...
Syrians for Truth and Justice-STJ works on documenting the abuses committed in Syria to inform and ensure, eventually, accountability for the crimes committed. 2017-2018 did not see any progress towards an end to the conflict in Syria. Two processes, supported respectively by the United Nations and Russia, are ongoing in order to seek a political solution, with little results. Every day, international humanitarian law is breached, at the expense of civilians, who are the first victims of the war. The main and most encouraging event of the year was certainly the take-off of...
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) intensified its security campaign and arrested several persons in Idlib city on charges of being "spies and secret agents in favor of the Syrian regime" after implementing the execution sentence against four persons on the backdrop of the same charge. An eyewitness who resides in Idlib and declined to disclose his name for security purposes said to STJ that eight elements of the security apparatus affiliated to HTS had stormed his house on Sunday evening on May 20, 2018 at 10:00 searching for some wanted people. He added, "they...