(New York, March 13, 2012) – Syrian forces have placed landmines near the borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent weeks and months, Human Rights Watch said today, based on reports and confirmations from witnesses and Syrian deminers. Civilian casualties have already resulted, the witnesses said.
Open Letter to the member of the UN Security Council
To the Members of the UN Security Council,
One year after the start of the Syrian uprising, we are saddened to see divisions in the Security Council prevent a unified and proactive international response to the crisis.
Amnesty International 03-09-2012
Syrian man Kamal Saloum has been missing since 11 February 2012 after he gave an interview with Al Jazeera following an earlier demonstration in his hometown of al-Suwayda, south Syria.
Copenhagen, Amman 7 March 2012, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) commemorates International Women’s Day. The celebration comes in the context of uprisings for democracy in the Southern Mediterranean region and the economic crisis in Europe.
Russia and China Fail to Act While Residents Suffer Death, Destruction
March 2, 2012
(New York) – New satellite imagery and eyewitness accounts reveal that the bombardment of the Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs has inflicted widespread destruction and a large number of deaths and severe injuries of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today.
Two Oral Interventions at the HRC 19th Session, Geneva:
4 March 2012
1 March 2012 – While the human rights and humanitarian situation in Syria is still deteriorating rapidly, the UN Human Rights Council (the Council) this morning concluded an urgent debate on the crisis in the country.