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On 11 November 2017, several Syrian civil organizations published a joint statement in which they strongly condemned the kidnapping of the teacher Mohammad Mustafa, Director of the Free Education Directorate in Aleppo province, after his departure from the Directorate headquarters in western Aleppo. Syrians for Truth and Justice (STJ) pursued the matter further and was able to reach Anas Mustafa, brother of the kidnapped Mohammad Mustafa, who gave additional information about his brother's abduction, where he said in his testimony: "My name is Anas Mustafa, brother of the abducted teacher Mohammed...
To whom it may concern, We, the undersigned, representatives of Syrian civil society organizations, express our deep shock and outrage at the abduction of the respected teacher and educator Mr. Mohammad Mustafa, Director of the Free Education Directorate in Aleppo Governorate, which took place yesterday after his departure from the Directorate headquarters in western Aleppo.   We strongly condemn the recurring abductions which have been taking place in areas outside the regime’s control. We call on the local civil authorities and armed factions in western rural Aleppo to take responsibility for protecting individuals and civil...
Introduction: The first round of the Astana negotiations sponsored by Russia, Iran and Turkey was held in the Kazakh capital on January 24, 2017. The talks revolved around the establishment of a "trilateral mechanism" to monitor the ceasefire, ensures its strict compliance by parties to the conflict to prevent any provocations and to determine the extent of its application, these areas were subsequently designated as “de-escalation/reducing tension" zones between the military parties. December 31, 2016, The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution No. 2336 on, which was submitted by Russia and...