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Idlib Province Recorded the Highest Number of Victims in April 2015

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

In April 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,617 casualties. 77% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 23% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 9% and 14% of the total number of war casualties. .......Details

Syria: Urgent call to protect civilians caught between fires in besieged Yarmouk Camp

Joint Release

9 April 2015. In view of the dramatic deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp (located South Damascus), the undersigned organizations urge all parties on the ground to abide by their obligations under international law and to ensure protection of the lives of civilians trapped in the fighting. The international community should take urgent measures to protect thousands of civilians at risk and alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable........Details

Identifying Bodies Rises the Victims who were Tortured to Death to 601 Killed in Prisons

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

In March 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,811 casualties. 83% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 17% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 9% of the total number of war casualties. .......Details

Death Toll since March 15, 2011

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

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. .......Details

Almost Half of the Victims were Killed by Indiscriminate Shelling in February

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

In February 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,388 casualties. 73% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 27% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 12% of the total number of war casualties. .......Details

Indiscriminate Shelling Recorded the Highest Number of Casualties in Damascus and its Suburbs

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

In January 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,133 casualties. 81% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 19% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 13% of the total number of war casualties. .......Details

Over 100 casualties within 24 hours: Assad warplanes commit horrific attacks in Hasakah, Idlib and Homs

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

On the 20th and 21st of January, 2015, the air force of the Assad regime committed three attacks over less than 24 hours in Idlib, Homs, and Hasakah Provinces .......Details

70 dead and over 200 wounded in multiple air attacks by Assad forces

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Syrian government planes targeted civilians in six distinct attacks, which all occurred within 48 hours of each other. The attacks took place in the Northern Syrian city of Aleppo, as well as in the capital Damascus and the city of Deraa in the South. The 70 killed include 19 children and four women. .......Details

Assadís Campaign of Retaliation: 42 Unarmed Civilians Die in Daraa and Aleppo

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Days after an attack on civilians in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, the Syrian regime renewed its campaign against the residents and displaced Syrians in rebel-held territories. The Syrian regime targeted densely populated areas, including an aid distribution center. These attacks are part of a retaliatory campaign, which has previously been documented by the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS). In response to military defeats, the Syrian regime systematically strikes civilians in rebel-held territories. .......Details

52 Die in Horrific Attack by Syrian Regime Planes

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

As the U.S.-led international coalition expands its attacks to include more Syrian areas, the Syrian regime has used the diversion of global media attention to perpetrate more crimes against Syrian civilians. On Tuesday the 25th of November 2014, the Syrian regime executed a horrific massacre against civilians in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. The city of Raqqa has been under ISIS control since the 12th of January 2014........Details

Regime Airstrikes Kill Civilians in ISIS stronghold of Arraqqa

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

On November 19, 2014, bombings by Syrian regime warplanes killed nine in the ISIS-stronghold of Raqqa. The raids wounded an additional 25, of which some were critically injured. .......Details

Syria: No word on four abducted activists / A year on, no information on Douma Four

Joint Release

The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Khalil, Wa’el Hamada and Nazem Hamadi – the Douma Four—remain missing a year after their abduction, 57 organizations said today. The four were abducted in Duma, a city near Damascus under the control of armed opposition groups. They should be released immediately, the groups said. .......Details

Idlib Province Recorded the Highest Number of Victims in April 2015

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

More than Half of the Victims were Killed by Indiscriminate Shelling

Casualties Report for April 2015

In April 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,617 casualties. 77% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 23% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 9% and 14% of the total number of war casualties.

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Identifying Bodies Rises the Victims who were Tortured to Death to 601 Killed in Prisons

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Indiscriminate Shelling and Torture to Death are the Main Cause of Death in Damascus, its Suburbs, and Daraa

Casualties Report for March 2015

In March 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,811 casualties. 83% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 17% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 9% of the total number of war casualties.

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Almost Half of the Victims were Killed by Indiscriminate Shelling in February

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Damascus, its Suburbs, and Aleppo Recorded Two Thirds of the Victims

Casualties Report for February 2015

In February 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,388 casualties. 73% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 27% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 12% of the total number of war casualties.

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Indiscriminate Shelling Recorded the Highest Number of Casualties in Damascus and its Suburbs

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Extreme Cold and imposed siege resulted in 76 Victims

Casualties Report for January 2015

In January 2015, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,133 casualties. 81% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 19% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 13% of the total number of war casualties.

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More Than 300 killed in Daraa as Violence Intensifies in Southern Syria

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

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DCHRS Casualty Report for November 2014

In November 2014, the DCHRS documented a provisional total of 1,533 casualties. 77% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 23% belonged to one of the fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 9% and 12% of the total number of war casualties.

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792 Victims out of 1767 were Killed by Regime Airstrikes in October 2014

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

About 500 Victims Fell in Damascus and its Suburbs alone. DCHRS documented 1767 victims including 246 children and 103 women during October, 2014

Casualty Report for October 2014

As violence and systematic human rights abuses continue by the Syrian government regime’s forces. In the month of October, 2014, DCHRS documented a total of 1767 victims who were killed by regime forces and their loyal militias in addition to the armed groups. 67% of them were civilians reaching a total of 1175 victims; however the other 592 remaining victims were armed opposition forces and rebels accumulating a rate of 33% approximately.

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Indiscriminate Shelling Killed More than 500 Victims in Aleppo and Damascus Suburbs in September

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

DCHRS documented 2125 victims including 270 children and 187 women during September, 2014, and the International Coalitionís Airstrikes Killed 40 Victims Among them Children and Civilians.

Casualty Report for September 2014

As violence and systematic human rights abuses continue by the Syrian government regimeís forces. DCHRS documented in the month of September, 2014 a total of 2125 victims who were killed by regimeís forces and their loyal militias in addition to the armed groups.

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More than 75% of the Syrian Victims were Civilians in August

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Indiscriminate Shelling Killed Nearly a Thousand Syrians

Casualty Report for August 2014

As violence and systematic human rights abuses continue by the Syrian government regime’s forces. DCHRS documented in the month of August, 2014 a total of 1854 victims who were killed by regime’s forces and their loyal militias in addition to the armed groups

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