Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)
Statistical Analysis of Aleppo’s Victims During Oct 1, 2016 to Dec 14, 2016

Statistical Analysis of Aleppo’s Victims During Oct 1, 2016 to Dec 14, 2016

During the period of October 1st, 2016 to December 14, 2016, the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS) documented 1753 civilian victims, who were killed in Aleppo by Russian and Syrian regime forces. Among these civilians, there were 243 children and 120 women at a ratio of 14% and 9% respectively. As of December, extrajudicial killing began to take place and the number of victims that DCHRS was able to document is 82 victims.

Death Toll since March 15, 2011

Throughout March 15th, 2011 to December 31st, 2014, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 108,072 casualties. 79% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 21% belonged to one of the fighting factions. The number of documented children during the indicated period is 11,145 Children victims at a rate of 23% of the total victims. The documented number of women casualties is 7,720 at a rate of 16% of the total victims.

Dr. Radwan Ziadeh, Executive Director of DCHRS

Dr. Radwan Ziadeh, Executive Director of DCHRS

Radwan Ziadeh is a Visiting Scholar at Lehigh University, and Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) in Washington D.C. He is the founder and director of the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies in Syria and co-founder and executive director of the Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. He is the managing editor of the Transitional Justice in the Arab World Project.

DCHRS’s Advisory board

– Dr. Burhan Ghaliun Director of the Center for Contemporary Oriental Studies – Sorbonne University – Paris, France. – Bahey el-din Hassan Director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies – Cairo, Egypt.

– A’bd Al Hadi Al Khawaja Former Executive Director of Bahrain Center for Human Rights – Bahrain.

– Dr. A’bd Al Husein Sha’ban Iraq

– Dr. Mohamed Said Sa’ed Vice President of The Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies – Egypt (passed away in 2009).

– Dr. Mohammad Malki Director of the Center for Constitutional and Political Studies – Morocco