Who we support

Mohammed Meqdad

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

Mazen Darwish

Lawyer, Journalist, President of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of ExpressionArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 16 February 2012, in DamascusDetained in Adra prison

Nasser Saber Bondek

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

Razan Zaitouneh

LawyerAbducted by members of the armed groups, on 9 December 2013, in the Damascus suburb of DoumaHer 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 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

Islam al-Dabbas

Peaceful activist Arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 22 July 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

Khairo al-Dabbas

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

Abdulkader Haddad

News providerAbducted by members of the armed groups, on 26 June 2013, in the Idlib regionHis 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

Mazen Shurbaji

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

Bassel Khartabil

Freedom of expression advocateArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 15 March 2012, in DamascusDetained in Adra prison

Hussein ‘Essou

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

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.