In the year marking a decade of the Syrian uprising-turned-conflict, regional normalization efforts with Damascus gained steam while the two stalemates in the northeast and the northwest seem to have settled in a fragile stability.
Power of attorney: The Assad regime’s hidden weapon to deprive displaced Syrians of their property rights
Since October 2017, the Assad regime’s Ministry of Justice has subjected issuing power of attorney, especially for real estate disposition, to prior security service approval.
How did Syria win a seat on the WHO’s Executive Board despite its appalling record of attacks on healthcare?
Despite targeting hundreds of healthcare facilities over the past ten years, the Syrian regime has just been elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, sparking uproar among medical and civil society groups.
Out of around 664,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan registered with the UNHCR, approximately 26,000 people, or 3.5%, have disabilities
In March and with no explanation, the Syrian regime closed four of the five crossings with the Kurdish-dominated AANES-administered areas, resulting in a spike in the prices of essential commodities in northeast Syria.
The Assad regime, characterized by corruption and brutality, paves the way for a growing forgery market for individuals to seize other Syrians’ properties illegally.
Whether abuses against Syrians in Turkey are exaggerated or not by the media, they have to develop a new integration strategy based on interaction with the Turkish opposition parties.
Over the course of the war, internal and external factors have led to the erosion of the Free Syrian Army that was once the protector of civilians against the Assad regime forces.
Since the start of the Syrian revolution in March 2011, hundreds of thousands have been killed, arrested or forcibly disappeared by the Assad regime, and almost half of Syria's pre-war population has been displaced.
Security-sponsored investment auctions: A new violation of displaced farmers’ property rights in northwestern Syria
While al-Hassan used to support his family of eight from the revenue of the land he inherited from his father, he now lives on “the monthly food basket that I receive in the camp.”