Who we support

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

Mazen Shurbaji

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

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

Anas al-Shoghary

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

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  

Juwan Abd al-Rahman Khaled

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 3 September 2013, in Damascus His 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

Ali Mahmoud Othman

Citizen journalist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, in 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

Khairo al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 2 July 2011, in Daraya Detained in Adra prison

Iyas Ayash

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

Mohamed Bachir Arab

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

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