Who we support

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 On 19 July 2015, he was taken to an unknown location

Anas al-Shoghary

Peaceful protesterArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 14 May 2011, in al-MarahHis 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

Nasser Saber Bondek

Aid worker Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 17 February 2014, in Damascus His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

Yahya 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

Samar Kokash

Humanitarian aid worker Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 11 Novermber 2013, 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

Hussein ‘Essou

Writer                                                                                                          Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2011, in al-HasakahHis fate and whereabouts remain unknown  

Faten Abd al-Rahim

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

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

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 Sayed al-Shihabi

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

Mohamed Bachir Arab

Doctor Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 November 2011, in Aleppo His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

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