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January 16, 2014
The Geneva II peace conference on Syria must aim to urgently end government sieges imposed on opposition-held towns where civilians are starving to death.
News
January 13, 2014
The international community must act now to end the suffering of millions of Syrian civilians, many of whom are at risk of starvation and face severe shortages of medical care and adequate shelter, sa...
Press Release
December 18, 2013

Torture, flogging, and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), an armed group that controls large areas of northern Syria.

Press Release
October 31, 2013

Hundreds of Syrians fleeing the violence and turmoil at home are being turned back by Jordan and other neighboring countries.

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