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Preface: The Syrian-Russian alliance continued its military escalation in most cities and towns in Eastern Ghouta, in conjunction with the announcement of “Ahrar al-sham al-Islamiyya’ the start of the third stage of the battle "They Were Wronged[1]" on January 28, 2018. On February 2, 2018, cities and towns in (Mesraba, Duma[2], Hamorya, Beit Sawa, Irbin and Madyara[3]) were hit by ground-to-ground missiles loaded with cluster munitions. According to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter, the residential neighborhoods in these areas...
Preface: Parallel with Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya Movement’s announcement of "They Were Wronged"[1] battle’s third stage on January 28, 2018, the Syrian/ Russian alliance escalated its military attacks on a number of Eastern Ghouta cities and towns. Harasta city[2] had the highest share of it, as residential neighbourhoods were shelled by rockets loaded with incendiary substances (similar to napalm) for three consecutive times in late January 2018, specifically on 28, 30 and 31 of the same month, causing injury to a number of civilians, as well as material damage to...
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...