Who we support

Osama al-Habali

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

Mazen Shurbaji

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2011, in Daraya Detained in Sadnaya prison

Ali Mahmoud Othman

Citizen journalist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on March 2012, in Aleppo His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Abd al-Akram al-Sakka

Islamic scholar Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 15 July 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

Obeida Batal

Reporter Abducted by members of the armed groups, on 25 July 2013, in Tel Rifaat Her 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

Mohammed Meqdad

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

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

Hayel Hamid

Doctor Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 13 August 2012, in Damascus His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Maher Tahan

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

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  

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 Adra prison

Hani Zaitani

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

Ali Sayed al-Shihabi

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

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