Civilians are bearing the brunt of violence in the battle between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters for control of Aleppo - the country's largest city and commercial capital - Amnesty International said in a new briefing on Syria.
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Syria: Disclose the Whereabouts of Adel Barazi, Ismael Hammoudeh, Zaki Kordelo and Mihyar Kordelo (UA 44/16)
Forcibly disappeared student Adel Barazi from Damascus was recently seen in Saydnaya Military Prison, where he is at risk of being tortured and otherwise ill-treated. The whereabouts of three men who were arrested together with Adel Barazi remain unknown.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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