Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)

Crackdown on Protesters in the Governorate of Homs

November 11, 2011

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This report is based on more than 110 interviews with victims and witnesses from Homs, both the city and the surrounding governorate of the same name. The area has emerged as a center of opposition to the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The report focuses on violations by Syrian security forces from mid-April to the end of August, during which time security forces killed at least 587 civilians, the highest number of casualties for any single governorate.

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