Who we support

Mazen Shurbaji

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

Anas al-Shoghary

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

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 6 May 2015, he was taken to an unknown location

Islam al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 22 July 2011, in Daraya His fate and whereabouts remain unknown

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

Ali Mahmoud Othman

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

Abd al-Akram al-Sakka

Islamic scholar Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 15 July 2011, in Daraya 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

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

Mohamed Nour al-Shemali

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

Osama al-Habali

News provider Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 18 August 2012, at the Lebanese border 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

Mohamed (Ma`an) Shurbaji

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

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