Introduction The cutaneous leishmania[1], or leishmaniasis, threatens the residents of al-Lataminah city, particularly the vulnerable children. Up to 600 leishmania cases were reported in al-Lataminah alone between October 2018 and February 10, 2019.  According to the medical office in the city, 300 cases a month have been recorded since people returned home, notably after announcing a buffer zone[2] and a relative lull in the city. Testimonies obtained by STJ said the accumulation of garbage and cracks in drainage pipes in al-Lataminah...
The seven-year long Syrian armed conflict has left a grave negative impact on children, the most vulnerable category, nationwide Syria, particularly in the provinces of Idlib and Hama. Many children encounter the threat of becoming illiterate or merely knowing the basic principles of reading and writing. The ongoing armed conflict and its ramifications of bombardment, destruction, and displacement have negatively affected the children and caused them to fall behind. There is a wide gap between the children's chronological and intelligence age. For example, an 11-year-old child could not pass the third grade of his primary school because...
More than 80 teachers across the al-Hasakah province, were fired between early 2018 and November 1 the same year, mainly for evading the military reserve service, according to testimonies obtained by STJ. Office of the Syrian Prime Minister promulgated a decision to dismiss 13 teachers in al-Hasakah for failure to perform the military reserve service, on August 13, 2018, Similar successive decisions were issued at the beginning of 2018 against more than 65 teachers for the same reasons, a source from Syria's education directorate said. The same story also occurred in 2012.
Introduction Having reclaimed al-Qunaitra province in late August 2018, the Syrian government commenced dismissal decisions against teachers and civil servants between September 10, and October 23, 2018. An estimated 50 teachers, 40 employees of the Health Directorate and 300 employees of the Agriculture Directorate were all fired without knowing why or for alleged reasons, foremost of which were; evading the reserved service, engaging in terrorist acts and collaborating with unauthorized actors. STJ’s field researcher affirmed that the government’s initial action after seizing al-Qunaitra, was to summon all teachers in the...