Who we support

Hussein Ghrer

Blogger, member of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 16 February 2012, in Damascus Detained in Adra prison    

Samira Khalil

Peaceful political activist Abducted by members of the armed groups, on 9 December 2013, in the Damascus suburb of Douma Her fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Ali Sayed al-Shihabi

Teacher Went missing on 19 or 20 December 2012, in Damascus His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Mohamed Bachir Arab

Doctor Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 November 2011, in Aleppo His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Nazem Hamadi

Lawyer and poet Abducted by members of the armed groups, on 9 December 2013, in the Damascus suburb of Douma His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Abdulkader Haddad

News providerAbducted by members of the armed groups, on 26 June 2013, in the Idlib regionHis fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Hussein ‘Essou

Writer                                                                                                          Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2011, in al-HasakahHis fate and whereabouts remain unknown  

Louay Hussein

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 12 November 2014, on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border Detained in Adra prison

Yahya Shurbaji

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 6 September 2011, in Daraya His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Mohamed (Ma`an) Shurbaji

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 6 September 2011, in Daraya His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Samar Kokash

Humanitarian aid worker Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 11 Novermber 2013, in Damascus Detained in Adra prison

Mazen Darwish

Lawyer, Journalist, President of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 16 February 2012, in Damascus Detained in the central prison in Hama

Iyas Ayash

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 20 September 2012, in Damascus His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Mohammed Meqdad

Humanitarian aid worker, LawyerArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 20 September 2012, in DamascusDetained in Adra prison

Faten Abd al-Rahim

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities on 26 December 2011, in Damascus Her fate and whereabouts are unknown

Portraits of the week

  • Ali Mahmoud Othman

    Disappeared for over 3 years!

    Ali Mahmoud Othman 160 180

    Ali is a citizen journalist. He was arrested by the Syrian authorities, in March 2012, in Aleppo.

    His family has not heard from him since.