Who we support

Abd al-Aziz al-Khayyir

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

Khairo al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 July 2011, in Daraya Detained in Adra prison

Osama al-Habali

News provider Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 18 August 2012, at the Lebanese border His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Abd al-Hadi Cheikh Awad

Human rights defender, director of the Syrian Democratic Institute Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 8 December 2013, at the Lebanese border His fate and whereabouts remain unknown  

Bassel Khartabil

Freedom of expression advocate Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 15 March 2012, in Damascus Transferred on 3 October 2015 from Adra prison to an unknown location

Maher Tahan

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 20 September 2012, in Damascus 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

Majd al-Din al-Kholani

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 8 August 2011, in Daraya Detained in Sadnaya prison

Faten Abd al-Rahim

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

Obeida Batal

Reporter Abducted by members of the armed groups, on 25 July 2013, in Tel Rifaat Her fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Anas al-Shoghary

Peaceful protesterArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 14 May 2011, in al-MarahHis fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Khalil Ma’touq

Lawyer and human rights defender Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 October 2012, in the Damascus suburb of Sahnaya His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Razan Zaitouneh

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

Juwan Abd al-Rahman Khaled

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2013, in Damascus 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

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