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Preface: Eastern Ghouta cities and towns were subjected to violent military attacks by Syrian regular forces and their allies during March 2018. Douma had a large share of these attacks, as it was shelled with numerous types of weapons, including the incendiary, where it was subjected to aerial bombardment using incendiary weapons loaded with phosphorous-like substances, which resulted in significant material damage to civilian property, but no causalities were reported. According to STJ field researcher, the Syrian regular forces and their allies have deliberately targeted the residential buildings in the city of...
Preface: All of Eastern Ghouta cities and towns were subjected to violent and brutal attacks by the Syrian regular forces, during March 2018, the heaviest of which was on Zamalka town, which witnessed on 11,12,13,14, and 15 March an unprecedented military escalation during which the pro-government forces used many types of weapons, such as barrel bombs, vacuum rockets and cluster munitions, causing many civilian causalities killed or wounded.  According to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ field researcher, this violent escalation followed unofficial statements by the Negotiating Delegation[1] in Eastern...
Background: As of Sunday, 18 February 2018, Eastern Ghouta cities and towns experienced one of the worst military attacks led by the Syrian government and Russia against hundreds of civilian objects and targets, killing and injuring hundreds of civilians according to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ researchers who are there in the area. STJ, along with other partners (the Syrian Archive- Bellingcat), are conducting expanded and detailed investigations on the most prominent attacks, especially those in which civilians were killed and medical facilities and infrastructure were targeted. The detailed investigations and reports will be...