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Preface: Thousands of children in Syria face serious violations of their rights, including sexual violence in detention centers and other places, killing, recruitment and using them frequently in military operations fighting in the ranks of Syrian conflict parties. In response to Security Council resolutions concerning children and armed conflict, including Resolution No. 2225 (2015), the Secretary-General of the United Nations is requested to report annually on children and armed conflict issues. In his latest report, issued on August 24, 2017, the Secretary-General stated that incidents of children recruitment...
Preface: On January 3, 2018, Syrian regular forces were able to impose their full control over the Beit Jinn area in western Damascus countryside, after a siege on several villages for more than four years, such as Beit Jinn, Mazraat Beit Jinn and Mughr al-Meer[1], and that pushed those villages to join settlement agreements[2] on  December 27, 2017, in return for the cessation of the violent military campaign that had begun on those villages on September 2017, in which various types of weapons were used besides the...
Preface: The Higher Education Council of the Salvation Government continued closing down Aleppo Free University[1] in ad-Dana and Sarmada towns located in the northern countryside of Idlib, following issuing a decision to suspend permanence from January 6, 2018 to January 14, 2018. The decision denied thousands of students to access their education and pushed them to receive lectures in the open. According to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter, the decision was justified by the campaign of frequent shelling on several areas, cities and towns in the northern countryside of...