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The following report was created in partnership with Bellingcat. The Arabic version of this report can be read here. Preface: On February 1st, 2018 Duma city[1] was shelled with poisonous gases for the third consecutive time in less than one month, and according to many testimonies STJ obtained through its network of field reporters and Bellingcat’s analysis of open source material, five rockets, loaded with chemical substances believed to be chlorine gas, landed in the densely populated area in the western neighborhoods of Duma, resulting in the suffocation...
Preface: The military campaign[1] launched by the Syrian regular forces on Eastern Ghouta, since November 15, 2017, led to the complete cessation of the educational process in the area. Where the Directorate of Education in Damascus countryside[2] made successive decisions concerning the suspension and resumption of the school attendance due to the intensity of the shelling of many Eastern Ghouta cities and towns. According to Syrian for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter, the beginning of exams, on the morning of January 13, 2018, coincided with the shelling on the area...
Preface: Several cities and towns in Idlib province witnessed a violent military escalation by the Syrian/Russian alliance and its supporting militias during the period from December 25, 2017 to January 20, 2018, when the majority of cities and towns in Idlib were bombarded, in particular, the eastern, southern and south-eastern countryside, with warplanes and various types of weapons. That has resulted in numerous civilian casualties being dead or wounded.   On December 25, 2017, at least seven civilians were killed and others injured as Syrian regular forces...