Who we support

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

Shiar Khalil

JournalistArrested by the Syrian authorities, on 23 April 2013, in SaroujaDetained in Adra prison

Nabil Shurbaji

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

Ali Mahmoud Othman

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

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

Abdulkader Haddad

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

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

Islam al-Dabbas

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

Ali Sayed al-Shihabi

Teacher Went missing on 19 or 20 December 2012, in Damascus 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

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

Faten Abd al-Rahim

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

Hussein ‘Essou

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

Portraits of the week

  • Osama al-Habali

    Still held incommunicado

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    Osama al-Habali is a news provider. He was arrested by the Syrian authorities on 18 August 2012.

    His family has not heard from him since.

  • Hayel Hamid

    Still held incommunicado

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    Hayel Hamid is a doctor. Although he was not politically active, he was arrested by the Syrian authorities, on 13 August 2012.

    His family has not heard from him since.

  • Mohamed (Ma`an) Shurbaji

    Still held incommunicado

    Mohamed (Maen) shurbaji 160 180

    Mohamed (Ma’an) Shurbaji is a peaceful activist. He was arrested by the Syrian authorities along with his brother Yahya Shurbaji on 6 September 2011, in Daraya.

    His family has not heard from him since.