Who we support

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

Wala’ Adnan al-Akel

Peaceful activistArrested by members of the Popular Committees, on 21 May 2013, in JormanaDetained in Adra prison

Razan Zaitouneh

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

Islam al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 22 July 2011, in Daraya 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    

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 activistArrested by the Syrian authorities on 26 December 2011, in DamascusHer fate and whereabouts are 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

Nasser Saber Bondek

Aid worker Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 17 February 2014, in Damascus 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

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

Osama al-Habali

News providerArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 18 August 2012, at the Lebanese borderHis 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

Abd al-Akram al-Sakka

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

Nabil Shurbaji

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

Portraits of the week

  • Gabriel Musheh

    Referred to Anti-Terrorism Court

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    Gabriel Musheh is a peaceful political activist. He was arrested on 19 December 2013 by state security forces.

    Recently his case was referred to the Anti-Terrorism Court.

  • Faten Abd al-Rahim

    Detained in an unknown location

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    Faten is a peaceful activist. She was arrested by the Syrian authorities on 26 December 2011.

    Her family has not been able to visit her since.

  • Asmaa Khaled Habshiyeh

    RELEASED

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    Asmaa Khaled Habshiyeh is a peaceful activist. She was arrested by the Syrian authorities on 21 February 2014.

    She was released on 28 August 2014 after 6 months of arbitrary detention.