Who we support

Hayel Hamid

Doctor Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 13 August 2012, in Damascus 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

Mohamed (Ma`an) Shurbaji

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

Salaheddin al-Tabbaa

Humanitarian worker Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 5 September 2014, at the Syrian-Lebanese border 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

Majd al-Din al-Kholani

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

Ali Mahmoud Othman

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

Iyas Ayash

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

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

Yahya Shurbaji

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 6 September 2011, in Daraya 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

Islam al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 22 July 2011, in Daraya 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

Mohammed Meqdad

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

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