Refugees in Lebanon who signed up to return to Syria as part of a first batch of 1,600 families say economic hardship and a lack of a future in Lebanon informed their decision.
A pilot program in the Spanish region of Valencia has resettled five Syrian refugee families from Lebanon. They are among a comparatively small number of Syrians to settle in Spain.
The UN Secretary General and OHCHR will soon release a feasibility study on the creation of a unified, international mechanism to search for Syria’s hundreds of thousands of missing and forcibly disappeared people—something family members and survivors have spent years fighting for.
Blackmail, threats, bullying, harassment: Women working in the public sphere targeted in northern Syria
Women working in the public sphere in northwestern Syria face blackmail, threats and harassment, leading some to limit or abandon their activities as a result.
More than two decades after Lebanon ratified the UN Convention Against Torture, and despite anti-torture legislation, torture and mistreatment by the country’s security branches persists.
Fifteen Syrian asylum seekers are scheduled to be deported from the UK to Rwanda on June 14, in the flight inaugurating a controversial ‘offshoring’ deal with the east African country
In May, the Assad regime released 527 Syrian detainees under an amnesty decree that human rights defenders are calling arbitrary and insufficient.
French multinational company Lafarge to face charges of complicity in crimes against humanity: A crack in corporate impunity?
The French multinational Lafarge faces charges of complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria. What could the unprecedented case mean for corporate impunity?
Under pressure from Lebanon’s economic crisis, 500 Syrian families in the past year have requested permits from the Arsal municipality to move from houses or apartments to informal tent settlements.
An exceptionally hard frost swept across northwestern Syria last month. In its wake, hard-pressed farmers in Idlib are struggling to recoup their losses and replant their fields.