Who we support

Ali Mahmoud Othman

Citizen journalist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, in March 2012, in Aleppo 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

Yahya 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

Mohammed Meqdad

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

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

Fa’eq ‘Ali As’ad

Peaceful political activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 7 October 2013, 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

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

Nabil Shurbaji

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

Hussein ‘Essou

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

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

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