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Coronavirus highlights desperate plight of prisoners in Syria's jails

22 April, 2020

Fears grow for the tens of thousands of prisoners languishing in Syrian regime jails as the coronavirus spreads through the war-torn country.

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

04 April, 2020

The Syrian regime has sealed off the town of Sayyida Zeinab as a Covid-19 'precaution' without acknowledging the town is a hub of foreign Shia militiamen and potential coronavirus transmitters.

Syria Weekly: A small step towards justice against Assad

16 November, 2019

Victims of Assad's brutal regime are fighting for justice, as a new case against Syrian regime officials is pursued in Norway.

Syria rights group reveals horrors of 'world's worst prison'

12 November, 2019

Sednaya Prison in Damascus has been described as the world's worst prison, where thousands have died under torture.

Assad officials begin trial, but regime brutality continues

31 October, 2019

Comment: Germany's efforts to prosecute two Syrians who are believed to have committed war crimes under Assad barely scratches the surface of the Syrian regime's crimes, writes James Snell.

Formula 1 money funds Syria racetrack near ‘slaughterhouse’ prison

15 September, 2019

Money from Formula 1 has paid for the construction of a new race track a few kilometres from Syria’s Sednaya prison, where thousands of prisoners were executed by the regime.

Assad regime 'must account' for thousands of prisoner deaths

28 November, 2018

Monitoring groups estimate that more than 60,000 people have died in Syrian regime jails during the conflict.

Families of missing Syrians tour London on 'Freedom Bus'

12 October, 2017

Activists on Wednesday drove a 'Freedom Bus' around the British capital to draw attention to tens of thousands of detained and missing people in Syria.

US influence wanes as King Salman visits Russia

04 October, 2017

Comment: With Saudi Arabia's reliance on an increasingly unreliable Washington at an all-time low, Riyadh is diversifying its allies to include Russia, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Israeli minister: Time to assassinate Syria's Assad

17 May, 2017

An Israeli minister has called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad following new reports that his regime executed thousands of political prisoners and burned their bodies.

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