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Syria: Free Key Rights Defenders Government Arbitrarily Holds Darwish, Colleagues Despite UN Demands

(Geneva, March 17, 2014) – The government of Syria should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Ghareer, 61 human rights organizations said today. The United Nations Security Council demanded the release of all arbitrarily detained people in Syria on February 22, 2014. […]

Syria : launch of the website free-syrian-voices.org

Copenhagen, Dublin, London, New York, Paris, 14 March 2014 – A new website, www.free-syrian-voices.org, being launched today by a group of international human rights groups including Amnesty International, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, FIDH, Front Line Defenders, Human Rights Watch and Reporters Without Borders, hopes to shed light on the plight of Syrian civil society […]