Who we support

Wala’ Adnan al-Akel

Peaceful activist Arrested by members of the Popular Committees, on 21 May 2013, in Jormana Detained in Adra prison

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  

Hussein ‘Essou

Writer                                                                                                          Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2011, in al-HasakahHis 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

Gabriel Musheh

Peaceful political activist, president of the Assyrian Democratic Organization (ADO) Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 19 December 2013, in Qamishli Detained in Adra prison

Salma Jamal Abd al-Razak

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 30 December 2012, in Damascus, Yarmouk Camp Her fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Shiar Khalil

JournalistArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 23 April 2013, in SaroujaDetained in Adra prison

Maher Tahan

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

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

Ali Sayed al-Shihabi

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

Nabil Shurbaji

Peaceful political activistArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 26 February 2012, in DarayaDetained in Sadnaya prison

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

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 Sweida central prison

Abd al-Akram al-Sakka

Islamic scholar Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 15 July 2011, in Daraya His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

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