Who we support

Anas al-Shoghary

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

Razan Zaitouneh

LawyerAbducted by members of the armed groups, on 9 December 2013, in the Damascus suburb of DoumaHer fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Mazen Darwish

Lawyer, Journalist, President of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of ExpressionArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 16 February 2012, in DamascusDetained in Adra prison

Mohamed Bachir Arab

Doctor Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 November 2011, in Aleppo His 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

Shiar Khalil

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

Hussein Ghrer

Blogger, member of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of ExpressionArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 16 February 2012, in DamascusDetained 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

Mohamed Nour al-Shemali

Citizen journalist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 1 December 2012, in Aleppo 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

Maher Tahan

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

Abd al-Akram al-Sakka

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

Fa’eq ‘Ali As’ad (also known as Fa’eq al-Mir)

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 7 October 2013, in Damascus His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Wael Hamada

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

Portraits of the week

  • Mohamed Bachir Arab

    Disappeared since Nov. 2011

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    Mohamed Bachir Arab is a doctor from Aleppo. He was arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 November 2011, in Aleppo.

    His family has not heard from him since.

  • Ali Mahmoud Othman

    Disappeared since March 2012

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

    His family has not heard from him since.

     

  • Nasser Saber Bondek

    Disappeared since February 2014

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    Nasser is an aid worker. He was arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 17 February 2014, in Damascus probably because of his humanitarian assistance activities.

    His family has not heard from him since.