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Female survivors of Assad's prisons speak out

Female survivors of Assad's prisons speak out

Women who were illegally held in the Assad regime’s prisons in Syria, where they were subjected to torture and rape, told Anadolu Agency about their sufferings and the horrors they witnessed. Women are among the biggest victims of the civil war in Syria, which is still raging on in...

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Save The Woman: solidarity campaign with Syrian female detainees

Save The Woman: solidarity campaign with Syrian female detainees

(Zaman Al Wasl)-  “Save the Woman, Save the Human”, a solidarity campaign will be launched in the coming days to raise the voice of Syrian women detainees held in regime prisons. The campaign, organized by several people interested in the issue of detained Syrian women, is scheduled to...

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Check Syrian Regime's Wanted Lists

Check Syrian Regime's Wanted Lists

Zaman Al Wasl will launch a huge search engine including data and names of 1,500,000 people wanted for the Syrian regime, including warrants of arrest, interrogation and travel ban. Syria’s first enormous search engine is also including names of 250,000 women....

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Bashar al-Assad to grant general amnesty due to Russian demand

Bashar al-Assad to grant general amnesty due to Russian demand

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Well-informed sources told Zaman al-Wasl that regime president Bashar al-Assad will issue a decree granting a general amnesty to opposotion detainees over a Russian demand. Russia is pressing on the Assad regime to show a good-will sign ahead of the planned peace talks...

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 Former Detainee in Tadmur Prison tells his memos

Former Detainee in Tadmur Prison tells his memos

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A former detainee at Tadmur (Palmyra) Military Prison recounts the stories of several detainees who were held in the famous prison known as the Syrian Bastille. He tells of their tragedies and pains which remained unheard throughout the 1980s. Some of the people whose...

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Abused, tortured Syrian woman recalls horrors

Abused, tortured Syrian woman recalls horrors

Despite the passage of years, a Syrian refugee in Turkey is still haunted by the horrors of her past under the Assad regime. Muna B., 33, has been living in the Reyhanli district of Turkey’s southeastern Hatay province for two years. Before fleeing to Turkey, she was arrested...

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Over 100,000 people detained in Syria since 2011: NGO

Over 100,000 people detained in Syria since 2011: NGO

More than 100,000 people have been detained inside war-torn Syria since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict in 2011, according to a London-based NGO.  In a statement on Monday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said some 106,727 people have been held since March...

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6 FSA fighters with 2-month-old hunger strike demand release from SDF prison

6 FSA fighters with 2-month-old hunger strike demand release from SDF prison

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Despite the two-month-old hunger strike, the release date of 6 Free Syrian Army prisoners held by the US-backed militias in Raqqa since a year still unknown. Activist Abdulaziz al-Mutlaq told Zaman al-Wasl the detained fighters, five of them are family members, were...

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After Raqqa fall, activists seek fate of civilians detained by ISIS

After Raqqa fall, activists seek fate of civilians detained by ISIS

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The fate of dozens of Syrian activists who arbitrarily arrested by the Islamic State in Raqqa remains unknown even after the city liberation on Friday.  Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, prominent local monitoring tracks Syrian war, has launched a campaign...

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German justice handed images of 'torture by Assad regime'

German justice handed images of 'torture by Assad regime'

More than 27,000 images of torture and killings allegedly perpetrated by the Assad regime in Syria have been handed to German prosecutors who are investigating possible abuses, a rights group said Friday. "The photos show the extent and the systematic nature of torture" under Syrian...

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Syria’s ‘disappeared’ are murdered on an industrial scale. The UN must step in

Syria’s ‘disappeared’ are murdered on an industrial scale. The UN must step in

(The Guardian)- In Syria, people disappear. Tens of thousands of Syrians are missing. We don’t know where they are being held or whether they are dead or alive. For the disappeared, the situation is life-threatening. For their families and friends, the uncertainty is agonising. President...

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Despite Walid Halaq execution, his family suffers blackmail

Despite Walid Halaq execution, his family suffers blackmail

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The name of the teacher Walid Halaq appeared Zaman al-Wasl leaks as he was executed by a decision of the field court in Palmyra in 1982 on charges of belonging to the military wing of the Muslim Brotherhood. Halaq, born in 1954 in Aleppo, was arrested in February 1981...

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Holocaust Museum sheds light on Syrian detainees suffering

Holocaust Museum sheds light on Syrian detainees suffering

By Fris Rifai (Zaman Al Wasl)- With chicken bones soaked with blood and rust c, a number of regime detainees in the Fourth Brigade prison have written the names of their comrades on a piece of old t-shirt cloth. The human rights activist and former detainee, Mansur al-Omari...

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A 'mute' funeral for 9th victim of Lebanese army's torture

A 'mute' funeral for 9th victim of Lebanese army's torture

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Tawfiq Mohammed al-Ghawi’s, 23, body arrived at the al-Rahma hospital in the Lebanese town of Arsal on Thursday evening, two weeks after his arrest. Tawfiq, from the town of al-Qarah in western al-Qalamoun, worked as a tank driver transporting water and selling it among...

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Khaled killed by Lebanese Army: Electrician not Terrorist

Khaled killed by Lebanese Army: Electrician not Terrorist

(Zaman Al Wasl)-  In a tent on the edge of al-Qaryeh camp in Arsal, Khaled, a 43-year-old Syrian refugee from the town of Qara in Western Qalamoun has opened his small workshop to repair washing machines and refrigerators for his refugee family in the al-Qaryeh camp. The workshop,...

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Anas Husaiki tortured to death by Lebanese army: Nurse Not Terrorist

Anas Husaiki tortured to death by Lebanese army: Nurse Not Terrorist

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Anas al-Husaiki resided in neither al-Nour nor al-Qaryah camps in Arsal which were raised by the Lebanese al-Majoqal Regiment on the morning of Friday, June 30, 2017.  Anas al- Husaiki , a nurse and father, was placed by fate before the Lebanese Army forces he...

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13,000 Syrians tortured to death by regime security: monitor

13,000 Syrians tortured to death by regime security: monitor

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian regim security services have tortured to death at least 13,000 people, including children and women, since the beginning of the Syrian revolution in March 2011 and until the end of June 2017, The Syrian Network for Human Rights said . In its annual report, entitled...

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Detainees: Osama al-Habali executed in Sednaya prison, sister says

Detainees: Osama al-Habali executed in Sednaya prison, sister says

By Faris Rifai (Zaman Al Wasl)- Osama al-Habali, “the Heart of Khaldiya” died in Sednaya prison last Tuesday after 5 years in detention. Osama was one of the Syrian revolution’s icons, he was known as “The Heart of Khaldiya”, he was injured by shrapnel in his neck after a...

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